The Panay Incident

April 12, 2015 PE Matt 0

USS Panay was a river gunboat built in Shanghai in 1927-8 for the US Navy’s Yangtze River patrol. She was a small vessel, only around 500 tons displacement, with a shallow draft that allowed her […]

Newsreel: Sinking of the USS Panay

April 10, 2015 PE Matt 0

Norman Alley’s Movietone newsreel footage of the sinking of the USS Panay by Japanese aircraft of the 12th and 13th Kokutai, 12th December 1937. 2 Panay sailors were killed, as well as the captain of […]