Allied Warships


Willem van der Zaan class

1 ship

Technical information

Displacement1407 BRT 
Complement92 men 
Armament2 4.7" guns (2x1)
4 40mm AA (2x2)
4 .5" MG AA (2x2)
120 mines.
1 aircraft (but no catapult) 
Max speed15.5 knots
EnginesTriple-expansion-engines, 2 shafts 
Power2200 HP 
Notes on classThe complement is for its role as a minelayer. Also fitted to be used as cadets' training ship. As a training ship the complement was closer to 130 (including some 40 cadets). 

All ships of the Willem van der Zaan class

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HNMS Willem van der Zaan (M 08)

1 Minelayer of the Willem van der Zaan class.

See all Minelayer classes.

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