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CAPITAL SHIPS AND MONITORS

REINIER CLAESZEN monitor (1894)

Reinier Claeszen 1894

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Reinier Claeszen   Rijkwerf Amsterdam 24/9/1890 21/11/1891 1/3/1894 stricken 4/1914

  

Displacement normal, t

2440

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

70.0

Breadth, m

13.5

Draught, m

4.55 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VC, 3 Scottish boilers

Power, h. p.

2315

Max speed, kts

12.5

Fuel, t

coal 96

Endurance, nm(kts)

760(10)

Armour, mm

compound; belt: 120 - 100, deck: 75 - 50, turret: 280, CT: 280

Armament

1 x 1 - 209/32 Krupp No.1, 1 x 1 - 173/32 Krupp No.2, 4 x 1 - 50/37 Krupp, 2 - 356 TT (bow?)

Complement

161

Ship project history: A low freeboard monitor with an amidships superstructure, the 21cm gun in a turret forward and the 17cm aft in a shield.

Ship protection: Armoured 120-100mm belt protected full ship length and was closed by 75-50mm deck. Turret had 280mm sides.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Reinier Claeszen

Ivan Gogin, 2014