List of cruisers of the Netherlands

The following is a list of cruisers of the Netherlands grouped by type.

Unprotected cruiser

  • Atjeh class
    • Atjeh (1876)
    • Tromp (1877)
    • Koningin Emma der Nederlanden (ex-De Ruyter) (1879) - Captured by Germany 14 May 1940, scuttled ~1943
    • De Ruyter (1880)
    • Van Speyk (1882)
    • Johan Willem Friso (1886)

Protected cruiser

Sumatra

Ship Armament Armor Displacement Propulsion Service
Laid down Commissioned Fate
Sumatra 1 × 8.2 in (21 cm) gun
1 × 5.9 in (15 cm) gun
2 × 4.7 in (12 cm) guns
40 mm (2 in) 1,693  tons 2,350 ihp (1,752 kW) 26 April 1890 1 April 1891 Sold for scrap, 1907

Koningin Wilhelmina der Nederlanden

Ship Armament Armor Displacement Propulsion Service
Laid down Commissioned Fate
Koningin Wilhelmina der Nederlanden 1 × 11 in (28 cm) gun
1 × 8.2 in (21 cm) gun
2 × 6.7 in (17 cm) guns
4 × 3 in (7.6 cm) guns
50 mm (2.0 in) 4,530  tons 4,600 ihp (3,430 kW) 22 October 1892 17 April 1894 Scrapped in 1910

Holland class

Ship Armament Armor Displacement Propulsion Service
Laid down Commissioned Fate
Holland 2 × 5.9 in (15 cm) guns
6 × 4.7 in (12 cm) guns
4 × 3 in (7.6 cm) guns
50 mm (2.0 in) 3,900 tons 10,000 ihp (7,457 kW), two shafts 1895 1 July 1898 Scrapped, 1920?
Zeeland 1895 1 June 1898 Scrapped, 1924?
Friesland 1895 16 January 1898 Scrapped, 1913?
Gelderland 4,033 tons 1 November 1897 15 July 1900 Sunk by Russian aircraft on 16 July 1944 while in German service
Noordbrabant 31 August 1897 1 March 1900 Scuttled on 17 May 1940
Utrecht 1897 1 March 1901 Scrapped, 1913?

Light cruisers

Java class

Ship Armament Armor Displacement Propulsion Service
Laid down Commissioned Fate
Java 10 × 15 cm (5.9 in) guns 25–50 mm (0.98–1.97 in) 6,670 tons standard
8,087 tons full load
3 shafts, 3 steam turbines, 73,000 shp (54,436 kW) 31 May 1916 1 May 1925 Sunk during the Battle of the Java Sea on 27 February 1942
Sumatra 15 July 1916 26 May 1926 Scuttled off the coast of Normandy on 9 June 1944
Celebes Slightly larger than the other two ships Cancelled

De Ruyter

Ship Armament Armor Displacement Propulsion Service
Laid down Commissioned Fate
De Ruyter 7 × 15 cm (5.9 in) guns 30 mm (1.2 in) 6,442 tons standard
7,822 tons full load
2 shafts, 3 steam turbines, 66,000 shp (49,216 kW) 16 September 1933 3 October 1936 Sunk during the Battle of the Java Sea on 28 February 1942

Tromp class

De Zeven Provinciën class

References

  1. Friedman, Norman "Anti-Aircraft Cruisers: The Life of a Class" United States Naval Institute Proceedings January 1965 p.96
  2. Friedman, Norman "Anti-Aircraft Cruisers: The Life of a Class" United States Naval Institute Proceedings January 1965 p.97

See also

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