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ROYAL DUTCH NAVY (NETHERLANDS)

CAPITAL SHIPS AND MONITORS

EVERTSEN coast defence ships (1895-1896)

Kortenaer 1898

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Evertsen 81 De Schelde, Vlissingen 1893 29/9/1894 1/2/1896 stricken 1913
Piet Hein 169 Nederlandsche, Rotterdam 1893 16/8/1894 3/1/1896 discarded 1914
Kortenaer   Rijkswerf Amsterdam 1893 27/10/1894 17/12/1895 stricken 1920

  

Displacement normal, t

3464

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

86.2

Breadth, m

14.3

Draught, m

5.23 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 6 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

4700

Max speed, kts

16

Fuel, t

coal 289

Endurance, nm(kts)

2800(9)

Armour, mm

steel; belt: 150 - 100, deck: 55, barbette: 240, CT: 240

Armament

1 x 2 - 209/32 Krupp No.2, 1 x 1 - 209/32 Krupp No.2, 2 x 1 - 149/32 Krupp No.1, 6 x 1 - 75/37 Krupp No.1, 8 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss, 3 - 450 TT (2 beam, 1 aft)

Complement

263

Ship project history: Coast defence battleships with a complete waterline belt. Two of the 209mm were in a barbette forward and one in a shield aft, with the 149mm guns in shields amidships.

Ship protection: 150(amidships)-100mm(ship ends) belt protected all hull length, it was connected with 55mm deck by 55mm slopes, the deck has turtleback form at ship ends. Fwd barbette with 2 209mm guns had 240mm protection, beam barbettes with 149mm guns had 75mm armour, aft 209mm gun was protected by 150mm shield.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Piet Hein

Ivan Gogin, 2014