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Wreck of the Mexican Gunboat Montezuma

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Date Added: Jul 28, 2010
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Category: Ships, Boats, Submarines - Wrecks

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She displaced 1164 tons, extended in length to 203 feet, and possessed a surprising 280 HP in her engines. Her extensive armament consisted of two 68 pdr swivel and six 42 pdr long Paixhans guns.5 She was built in London in the shipyards of Greens and Wigrams. She was a heavy-timbered wooden vessel constructed along what were then ultra-modern lines.

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