|Name||No||Yard No||Builder||Laid down||Launched||Comp||Fate|
|Johan Maurits van Nassau||195||De Schelde, Vlissingen||7.1931||20.8.1932||4.1933||sunk 14.5.1940|
|Displacement standard, t||
|Displacement full, t||
78.7 pp 83.6 oa
|No of shafts||
2 VTE, 4 Yarrow boilers
|Power, h. p.||
|Max speed, kts||
|Armour, mm||deck: 25 with 50mm slopes, CT: 25, shields: 40 - 25|
3 x 1 - 149/50 Bofors Nr.8, 1 x 2 - 40/56 Bofors Nr.3, 2 x 2 - 12.7/90, 1 seaplane (C.VIIW)
After supported by Venezuela disturbances on belonging to the Netherlands island of Curacao in 1928 Dutch government has made a decision about building of special ship for service in West Indies. New gunboat was been designed on the basis of Flores class, differing in the increased dimensions and machinery power, a little deadened protection and possibility to carry a seaplane.
Ship was protected by 25mm main deck with 50mm slopes. There were no armoured belt.
Johan Maurits van Nassau was sunk by German aircraft in the North Sea W off Den Helder 14.5.1940.
Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.