Armed boarding steamer

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HMS Suva in 1919.

An armed boarding steamer was a type of warship used by the United Kingdom during World War I. Usually converted merchantmen, AB steamers or AB vessels were specifically designed for boarding an enemy vessel.


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  1. ^ Brian Matthewman, Brian. "2010 North East Wreck Week: Silent Running Mixed Gas Dive Team". Advanced Diver Magazine. Retrieved 2013-04-08.