Sleipner, a 571-ton gunboat, was built at Horton, Norway. Launched in 1877, she served in the Norwegian Navy until the World War I era.
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Photo #: NH 73117
(Norwegian Gunboat, 1877)
At Keil, Germany, for ceremonies marking the opening of the Keil Canal, June 1895.
The Swedish coast defense ship Gota is in the right background.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
Online Image: 90KB; 740 x 585 pixels
28 May 1999