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HNLMS Michiel Gardeyn (1905)
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Michiel Gardeyn in 1905
Career (Netherlands)
Name: Michiel Gardeyn
Owner: Koninklijke Marine
Builder: Maatschappij voor Scheeps- en Werktuigbouw Fijenoord
Laid down: 1904
Launched: 1905
Commissioned: 1905
Decommissioned: 1921
Fate: Sunk as target ship for an airstrike exercise in 1921
General characteristics
Type: Torpedo boat
Displacement: 47.9 tons
Length: 30.0 m (98 ft 5 in)
Beam: 3.6 m (11 ft 10 in)
Draft: 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Propulsion:
  • 1 triple expansion machine
  • 1 coal-fired cylindrical boiler
  • 592 hp (441 kW)
Speed: 18.6 knots (34.4 km/h)
Range: 500 nmi (930 km) at 9 kn (17 km/h)
Complement: 12
Armament:
  • 1 × 37 mm (1.5 in) gun
  • 2 × 45 cm (18 in) torpedo tubes (2 × 1)

Michiel Gardeyn, initially called K 1, was a K-class torpedo boat of the Dutch Koninklijke Marine. She was decommisioned in 1921.

Service history[edit | edit source]

Michiel Gardeyn was commissioned in to the Koninklijke Marine in 1905. She was sunk in 1921 as target ship during an airstrike exercise together with the torpedo boats Draak and Krokodil.[1][2]

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