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ROYAL DUTCH NAVY (NETHERLANDS)

OTHER FIGHTING SHIPS

NIAS 4 class screw ships (gunboats) (1895-1897)

Edi 1897

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Nias   Rijkswerf Amsterdam 1894 1895 1895 subsidiary service 1907
Mataram   Rijkswerf Amsterdam 1895 1896 1896 subsidiary service 1916
Edi 86 De Schelde, Vlissingen 1896 1897 1897 subsidiary service 1910
Serdang 87 De Schelde, Vlissingen 1896 15/5/1897 9/1897 minelayer 1921, torpedo repair ship 1932

  

Displacement normal, t

680

Displacement full, t

Nias: 812

Mataram: 810

Edi, Serdang: 820

Length, m

53.9

Breadth, m

9.44

Draught, m

3.69

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE

Power, h. p.

1300

Max speed, kts

12.9

Fuel, t

coal 150

Endurance, nm(kts)

2170(10)

Armament

2 x 1 - 105/32 Krupp No.1, 4 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss, 2 x 5 - 37/17 Hotchkiss

Complement

97

Ship project history: Steel-hulled seagoing gunboats, intended for colonial service.

Modernizations: 1921, Serdang: - 1 x 1 - 105/32; + mines

Naval service: Serdang was converted to minelayer in 1921, laid up into reserve in 1926. In 1932 - 1937 and 1939 - 1942 she served as torpedo repair ship and scuttled off Sourabaya 6/3/1942.

Serdang

Ivan Gogin, 2011-14