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MaSS

stepping stones of maritime history

Description

Type: minesweeper class: Jan van Amstel class
Nuilt: 1936, P.Smit Rotterdam

Commisioned: 15 maart 1937

Dimensions: 56.8 x 7.8 x 2.2 m
Tonnage: 525

Complement: 45

Propulsion: steam
Engine: 2 × Stork triple expansion engines, 2 × Yarrow 3-drum boilers,dual shaft, 2 screws
Power: 1600 h.p. (rhp)
Speed: 15 knots

Armament: 1 x 3 inch gun, 4 x 0,50 inch A.A. (2x2), 40 mines

References

Down on 16 January

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Wrecks of Flevoland

Burgzand Noord

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