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JOHAN MAURITS VAN NASSAU gunboat (1932)


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Johan Maurits van Nassau Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.

Ships


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


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1537

Displacement full, t

1795

Length, m

78.7 pp 83.6 oa

Breadth, m

11.6

Draught, m

3.73

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 4 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

2100

Max speed, kts

15

Fuel, t

oil 273

Endurance, nm(kts)4000(9)
Armour, mmdeck: 25 with 50mm slopes, CT: 25, shields: 40 - 25
Armament

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)

Complement

124



Standard scale images


<i>Johan Maurits van Nassau</i> 1935
Johan Maurits van Nassau 1935


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<i>Johan Maurits van Nassau</i> <i>Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.</i>
Johan Maurits van Nassau Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.


Project history

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 protection

Ship was protected by 25mm main deck with 50mm slopes. There were no armoured belt.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

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.