river, China: see HuangpuHuangpu,
or Hwangpoo
, river, 60 mi (97 km) long, rising in the lake district of Shanghai Municipality, E China, and flowing NE past Shanghai into the Chang estuary at Wusong. It is a major navigational route.
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According to one account he blackmailed an American judge who he discovered was homosexual; the judge's body was later found in the River Whangpoo. In 1929 Pick was sentenced to nine months in jail for forgery.
The two remaining non-Japanese men-of-war on the Whangpoo, the USS Wake and HMS Peterel, were targeted by the Japanese at 4 am -- an hour or so after the attack on Pearl Harbor.