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Adder-class monitor
Class overview
Name: Adder class
Operators:  Royal Netherlands Navy
Preceded by: Bloedhond class
Succeeded by: HNLMS Koning der Nederlanden
Completed: 6
Lost: 1
Scrapped: 5
General characteristics (as completed)
Class & type: Adder-class monitor
Displacement: 1,555–1,585 long tons (1,580–1,610 t)
Length: 192.25–195.4 ft (58.6–59.6 m) (o/a)
Beam: 44 ft (13.4 m)
Draft: 9 ft 9 in (3.0 m)
Installed power: 560–740 ihp (420–550 kW)
Speed: 7–8 knots (13–15 km/h; 8.1–9.2 mph)
Complement: 117
Armament:
Armor:
  • Belt: 5.5 in (140 mm)
  • Gun turrets: 8–11 in (203–279 mm)
  • The Adder-class monitors were a group of six ironclad monitors built for the Royal Netherlands Navy in the 1870s.

    Ships[edit | edit source]

    Ship Builder[1] Laid down Launched[1] Completed
    HNLMS Adder Fijenoord, Schiedam 1871
    HNLMS Haai
    HNLMS Hyena Rijkswerf, Amsterdam 1870
    HNLMS Luipaard Fijenoord, Schiedam 1876
    HNLMS Panter Rijkswerf, Amsterdam 1870
    HNLMS Wesp 1871

    Notes[edit | edit source]

    1. 1.0 1.1 Gardiner, p. 373

    References[edit | edit source]

    • Gardiner, Robert, ed (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. Greenwich: Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-8317-0302-4. 

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