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KONINGIN WILHELMINA DER NEDERLANDEN protected cruiser (1894)

Koningin Wilhelmina der Nederlanden 1894

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Koningin Wilhelmina der Nederlanden   Rijkswerf Amsterdam 1891 22/10/1892 17/4/1894 stricken 3/1910

  

Displacement normal, t

4530

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

99.8

Breadth, m

14.9

Draught, m

6.07 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

4 VTE, 6 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

4600

Max speed, kts

15.8

Fuel, t

coal 411

Endurance, nm(kts)

1800(10)

Armour, mm

compound; deck: 50 with 75mm slopes, barbette: 280, turret: 280

Armament

1 x 1 - 283/27 Krupp No.2, 1 x 1 - 209/32 Krupp No.2, 2 x 1 - 173/32 Krupp No.2, 4 x 1 - 75/37 Krupp No.1, 6 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss, 4 x 5 - 37/17 Hotchkiss, 4 - 356 TT (1 bow, 2 beam, 1 stern)

Complement

296

Ship project history: A ship of unusual design with the 28cm turret forward, the 21cm gun in a shield aft and the 17cm also in shields on either beam.

Ship protection: Ship was protected by 50mm deck with 75mm slopes, the engine room had 125mm glacis and the boiler room 280mm glacis.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Koningin Wilhelmina der Nederlanden 1894

Koningin Wilhelmina der Nederlanden 1900

Ivan Gogin, 2014-15