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Prinz Van Oranje Class, Dutch Minelayers


Photograph of Prinz van Oranje

Netherlands Navy. Via Wikimedia Commons


Specifications:


Tonnage 1291 tons standard displacement
Dimensions 229'8" by 36' by 10'9"
70.0m by 10.97 by 3.28
Maximum speed       15 knots
Complement 121
Armament 2 75mm AA guns
2 40mm AA guns
2 0.50 machine guns
150 mines
Machinery
2-shaft triple reciprocating (1750 hp)
Modifications
Gouden Leeuw had sonar and depth charges installed just after war broke out.


The Prinz Van Oranjes were completed in 1932 for use in the Netherlands East Indies.


Units in the Pacific:

Gouden Leeuw

Tarakan

Scuttled 1942-3-8 at Surabaya

Prinz Van Oranje      

Surabaya     

Sunk 1942-1-11 off Tarakan by Yamakaze and PB-38


References

NetherlandsNavy.nl (accessed 2012-4-19)

Worth (2001)



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