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ROYAL DUTCH NAVY (NETHERLANDS)

MINE WARFARE SHIPS

BEEMSTER coastal minesweepers (1953-1954)

Beemster 1965

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Beemster M845 Tampa Marine, USA 11/1951 24/9/1952 7/1953 stricken 8/1974
Bolsward M846 Broward Marine, Jacksonville, USA 10/1951 5/11/1952 11/1953 stricken 9/1972
Bedum M847 Tampa Marine, USA 12/1951 29/10/1952 8/1953 stricken 7/1976
Beilen M848 Broward Marine, Jacksonville, USA 10/1951 14/2/1953 4/1954 stricken 8/1975
Borculo M849 Tampa Marine, USA 12/1951 26/11/1952 10/1953 stricken 8/1974
Borne M850 Tampa Marine, USA 1/1952 7/1/1953 12/1953 stricken 8/1975
Brummen M851 Broward Marine, Jacksonville, USA 2/1952 31/12/1952 2/1954 stricken 8/1974
Breukelen M852 Tampa Marine, USA 2/1952 13/3/1953 2/1954 stricken 9/1972
Blaricum M853 Broward Marine, Jacksonville, USA 9/1952 31/10/1953 5/1954 stricken 7/1976
Brielle M854 Puget Sound N Yd, Bremerton, USA 12/1952 17/10/1953 12/1953 stricken 8/1975
Breskens M855 G. W. Kneass, San Francisco, USA 4/1952 11/4/1953 4/1954 stricken 7/1976
Bruinisse M856 Puget Sound N Yd, Bremerton, USA 1/1952 31/12/1952 1/1954 stricken 9/1972
Boxtel M857 G. W. Kneass, San Francisco, USA 5/1952 12/9/1953 7/1954 stricken 7/1976
Brouwershaven M858 G. W. Kneass, San Francisco, USA 5/1952 19/4/1954 11/1954 stricken 7/1973

 

Displacement standard, t

360

Displacement full, t

400

Length, m

42.1 wl 44.3 oa

Breadth, m

8.10

Draught, m

2.10

No of shafts

2

Machinery

General Motors diesels

Power, h. p.

880

Max speed, kts

12

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm (kts)

2500(10)

Armament

1 x 2 - 20/70 Mk 24, acoustic, magnetic and wire minesweeping gear

Sensors

SPS-53 radar, UQS-1 sonar

Complement

39

Ship project history: Coastal minesweepers of the Adjutant class were transferred in 1953-1954 under MDAP. They were constructed of wood and non-magnetic alloys.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Borculo 1973

Ivan Gogin, 2015