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Krakatau, Dutch Minelayer


Specifications:


Tonnage

982 tons standard displacement

Dimensions

213'3" by 32'10" by 10'6"

65m by 10m by 3.2m

Maximum speed      

15.5 knots

Complement

105

Armament

2 75mm AA guns

4 0.50  machine guns

150 mines

Machinery
1-shaft triple expansion reciprocating (2500 shp)
Coal boilers


The Krakatau was completed in 1924. Badly built and unstable, she capsized in 1932 but was salvaged. She was at Surabaya when war broke out, and was scuttled on 8 or 9 March 1942 during the Java invasion.

References

NetherlandsNavy.nl (accessed 2012-9-7)



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