§Ironclad - A steam-propelledwarship protected by iron or steel armor plates.
§Gunboat - A boat carrying one or
more guns. The term was commonly used for armed sidewheel
steamers, which frequently mounted a dozen
guns or more, sometimes of
rather large caliber. These were usually armored.
§Screw Sloop -
A propeller-drivensloop-of-war. In the 19th century, during the introduction
of the steam engine, ships driven by propellers were differentiated from those driven by paddle-wheels by referring to the ship's screws
§Steam Sloop - A
vessel with a fore-and-aft rig powered by steam.
§Canonicus-class monitor – A class of
monitor with improvements over previous designs with wood and iron upper and iron lower hulls.
§Milwaukee-class ironclad – A class of
§"double-ender" steam gunboat - A gunboatwith
rudders, screws, and ram on each
§Sidewheel steamer - A ship or boat driven by a
steam engine that uses one or more paddle
wheels to develop thrust for propulsion. It is also a type of steamboat. Boats with paddle wheels on the sides are termed sidewheelers,
while those with a single wheel
on the stern are known as sternwheelers.