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ZH3 destroyer (1929 / )


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
ZH3 (ex-Van Galen)     Wilton-Fijenoord, Schiedam, Netherlands 5.1927 28.6.1928 10.1929 // --- repair cancelled 8.1941


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1316

Displacement full, t1650
Length, m

93.6 pp 98.2 oa

Breadth, m

9.53

Draught, m

2.97

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 sets Parsons geared steam turbines, 3 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

31000

Max speed, kts

32

Fuel, t

oil 330

Endurance, nm(kts)3300(15)
Armament

4 x 1 - 120/50 Mk 5, 1 x 1 - 75/55 Mk 2, 4 x 1 - 40/39 QF Mk II, 4 x 1 - 12.7/94, 2 x 3 - 533 TT, 4 DCT (40)

Electronic equipmenthydrophone
Complement

149



Standard scale images


<i>Van Galen</i> 1938
Van Galen 1938


Project history

ex-Dutch destroyer sunk by German aircraft 10.5.1940 off Rotterdam and salvaged by Germans in October. Repair was started but never completed and in October, 1941, ship was scrapped.