Gunboat is a see also of battleship.
As nouns the difference between gunboat and battleship
is that gunboat
is (nautical) any of various types of small armed vessel while battleship
is (military) large capital warship displacing tens of thousands of tons, heavily armoured and armed with big guns battleships are now obsolescent, replaced by smaller vessels with guided missiles types: dreadnought, pre-dreadnought.
* gunboat diplomacy
* mortar barge
* patrol boat
* torpedo boat
(military) Large capital warship displacing tens of thousands of tons, heavily armoured and armed with big guns. Battleships are now obsolescent, replaced by smaller vessels with guided missiles. Types: dreadnought, pre-dreadnought.
Non-functional rocket stage, used for configuration and integration tests.
A guessing game played on grid paper, see
* battleship gray, battleship grey
* super battleship
* pocket battleship
* light battleship
* heavy battleship
* fast battleship
* aircraft carrier