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Gouvernements Marine

The civil navy, tasked with things as transport of government goods, charting sealanes and countering piracy. The Gouvernements Marine was militarized in 1939 and became a part of the RNN.

Description

Type: auxiliary minesweepers ABC class
Built: Droogdok Mij, Tandjong Priok, 1938
Displacement: 131 ton
Complement: 17 - 18

Machine: 300 pk
Speed 12 knts
Armament: 2 x 3,7 cm canon 2 x 7,7 mm mitrailleur

References

  • netherlandsnavy.nl.
    ABC-class auxiliary minesweepers.
  • Chris Mark Schepen van de Koninklijke Marine in W.O. II Alkmaar: De Alk bv, 1997, 129.
  • Chris Mark, Schepen van de Koninklijke Marine in W.O. II Alkmaar: De Alk bv, 1997, 129.

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