Saturday, 12 August 2017

Portuguese gunboat Tejo protecting Europeans at Noqui, Angola according to the Dutch newspaper Haagsche courant dated 26 March 1884

An item dated Lisbon, Portugal 24 March reported that again riots broke out at Nokki along the Congo-river and that the Portuguese gunboat Tejo(1) left Loanda, Angola towards Nokki [Noqui, Angola] to protect European citizens.

1. Launched at the Arsenalda Marinha, Lisbon, Portugal in 1869, completed in 1869 and stricken in 1900. Wood-built. Modernized in the 1880’s.