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Wednesday, 18 January 2017

French privateer of Dunkirk 1710

Commanding officer Jean Vroom of Niewpoort, tonnage 60 tons, armament 11 guns and a crew numbering 84 men.

Source
H. Malo. La grande Guerre des Corsaires Dunkerquw (1702-1715), published in 1925. 

French privateer of Dunkirk le Saint André 1709

Commanding officer Jean Vroom of Nieuwpoort, tonnage 70 tons, an armament of 8 guns and a crew numbering 75 men.

Source
H. Malo. La grande Guerre des Corsaires Dunkerque (1702-1715), published in 1925. 

French privateer la Revanche of Dunkirk 1703

Commanding officer Mathieu de Wulf. Tonnage 100 tons, armament of 16 guns, 4 swivels and a crew numbering 104men.

Source
H. Malo. La grande Guerre des Corsaires Dunkerque (1702-1715), published in 1925. 

French privateer of Dunkirk l’Intrépide 1707

Commanding officer Jean Vroom of Nieuwepoort.

Source
H. Malo. La grande Guerre des Corsaires Dunkerque (1702-1715), published in 1925. 

Chinese destroyers Hai Ching, Hai Hoah, Hai Ling and Hai Nju arrived at Singapore according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 29 May 1899

An item dated Rotterdam, Netherlands 27th reported that all four Chinese destroyers Hai Ching, Hai Hoah, Hai Ling and Hai Nju arrived before the 26th at Singapore coming from Rotterdam.(1)

Note
1. The Hai Ling-class laid down by Schichau, Elbing, Germany in 1897, launched and completed in 1898, all captured on 17 June 1900 and consisting of the Hai Hoa (became Russian Taku and later Leytenant Burakov), Hai Lung (became British Taku), Hai Hse (became French Takou) and the Hai Ying (became German Taku). Displacement 243 (normal)-284 (full load) tons and as dimensions 59.0 x 6,40 x 2,55 me metres. 

Scottish multi purpose accommodation support vessel ASV Pioneer 2007-

Wilhelmshaven, Germany 2 October 2017

MMSI 562954242 and call sign 9V9227. Built by Nantong Tongcheng Ship Manufacturing Company Limited China in 2007. Managed and operated by Dalby Offshore, Beverley, England and owned by ASV Pioneer Limited (Formerly Dunwilco (1824) Limited). Edinburgh, Scotland. Accommodation for 118-236 persons. Dimensions 96,56 (over all) x 30,48 x 6 (depth of hold) x 2,3 (normal operational)-4,8 (maximum) metres. Dec l capacity 15 tons/square metre. Free deck area 1.400 square metres. 

Merchant ship Falstoff underway from Chile towards England according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 12according to the Dutch newspaper December 1892

An item dated Amsterdam, Netherlands 9th reported that the cargo saltpetre on board of the Falstoff captain Thomas which left Iquique, Chile on 3 September towards Falmouth, England was destined for Rotterdam, Netherlands. 

Dutch ship Adriana loading saltpetre at Iquique, Chile according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 3 November 1894

An item dated Alblasserdam, Netherlands 1st referred to a telegram received by the shipping company reporting that the Dutch ship Adriana captain Bruin arrived on 30 October at Iquique, Chile to load saltpetre. Everything was well on board. 

Dutch ship California arrived at Valparaiso, Chile to load saltpetre for Europe according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 20 February 1880

An item dated Valparaiso, Chile 5th January reported that the Dutch ship California captain Köocke arriving a day earlier from Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia was to load saltpetre bound for Europe. 

Merchant ship Balthazar underway from the Sangir islands towards Portugal according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 20 February 1880

An item dated Hamburg, Germany 18th reported that the cargo of copra on board of the ship Balthazar captain Jantzen underway from the Sangir islands [Sangihe Islands, Dutch East Indies] towards Lisbon, Portugal was sold towards Nantes, France. 

Dutch schooner bark Kosmopoliet underway from England towards German lost according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 19 September 1878

An item dated Heligoland, Germany 17th reported that the Dutch schooner bark Kosmopoliet captain Hamburg loaded with guano underway from Falmouth, England towards Hamburg, Germany was leaking anchored off Sandinsel with huge problems signalling for a tug. A second item dated 2:30 o’clock reported her stranding with the loss of ship and cargo although the crew was saved. 

German self discharging bulk carrier (ex-Kari Arnhikd 1994-2002) Splittnes 2002-

Wilhelmshaven, Germany 4 October 2017

Antigua&Barbuda-flagged, homeport Saint John’s, IMO 9101730, MMSI 304219000 and call sign V2EA7. Ex-Kari Arnhild renamed March 2002. Owned and managed by HJH Shipmanagement, Cadenberge, Germany. Built by Loland Verft, Leirvik I Sogn, Norway in 1994. 

Merchant ship Bellaport bound for Rotterdam, Netherlands lost according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 28 September 1889

An item dated Valparaiso, Chile 17th August reported that the ship Bellaport bound for Rotterdam, Netherlands loaded with 35.000 quintales saltpetre was lost. 

Ship Imuncina burned at Pisagua, Chile according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 6 July 1889

An item dated Liverpool, England 3rd reported that at Pisagua, Chile the with 799 ton saltpetre loaded ship Imuncina was lost by fire. 

Leaking ship Cambridge arrived at Valparaiso, Chile according to the Dutch newspaper Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad dated 1 December 1887

An item reported the arrival at Valparaiso, Chile by the with saltpetre loaded leaking ship Cambridge. 

Dutch bark Ardjoeno forced to sell part of her cargo coal at Cape Town, South Africa according to the Dutch newspaper De locomotief dated 17 January 1888

An item dated Cape Town, South Africa 16th November 1887 reported the arrival on the 12th of the Dutch bark Ardjoeno captain Bart loaded with coal underway from Cardiff, England towards Amboina, Dutch East Indies. The temperature in the cargo had risen to unacceptable height and around 500 tons of coal were unloaded and sold in the morning of the 16th on a public auction.(1)

Note
1. Call sign NFRB, homeport Amsterdam, Netherlands as net capacity 3.879,51 cubic metres/1,369,47 tons of 2,83 cubic metres. 

Dutch ship Aria&Betsy sold at Surabaya, Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Algemeen Handelsblad dated 16 April 1876

An item dated Amsterdam, Netherlands 15th referred to a tiding received from Surabaya, Dutch East Indies reporting that the wreck of the Dutch ship Aria&Betsy captain Sorgdrager stranded in Street Bali was sold with her cargo on 3rd March at Surabaya for ƒ 480. The same day however she sunk. 

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Japan not interested in American fleet program according to the Dutch newspaper Bataviaasch nieuwsblad dated 18 February 1938

An item dated Tokyo, Japan 17th reported that the spokesman of the Japanese admiralty refused to comment the American fleet program when asked by a foreign correspondent. The program was not a Japanese affair. Regarded the two ocean policy of the US navy wondered he the parity between the British and American navies. Furthermore he stated that common sense in naval policy prescribed a navy necessary for the national defence despite the coastlines and surrounding seas while the mobility of naval forces was sufficient to solve problems on a distance. Japan was at all times amenable to join a conference to limit the navies. However Japan was forced to change her fleet programs if Japan was threatened by expanding navies of other countries. The fact that Japan had a military conflict with China had nothing to do with her non-aggression naval policy but Japan was the major stabilizing power in East Asia.(1)

Note
1. Japan and China were in war between 7 July 1937-9 September 1945. 

Dutch tall ship Avatar (1941) 2010-

Wilhelmshaven, Germany 1 October 2017

Originally built for the German Kriegsmarine in 1941 at Wolgast, Germany as a cutter with yard number 401. Composite-hull consisting of iron thrushes with a wooden hull. Appearance of a fishing cutter to mislead the enemy. In 1957 at Spaarndam, Netherlands was the wood replaced by steel and commissioned as a fishing vessel, at the end as the IJmuiden 64 or Grietje Maria on the North Sea until she was stricken during the of the fisheries rehabilitation. Then used for sport fishery until she was sold in 1998 to be converted into a charter ship. This project was however not completed and in 2010 again sold to André Hanzens. She was now converted into a top sail schooner which was in March 2014 commissioned. Dimensions nowadays 34,5 x 6,4 x 2,8 metres and a sail area of 310-450 square metres.

Japanese torpedo boat 1st class Hato (1903) according to Brasseys’ naval annual 1912

Built at Kure, Japan in 1903, displacement 150 tons and as dimensions 147.7 x 16.0 x 8.2 feet. Number of screws 1, horsepower 4.200 ihp, trial speed 27 knots, an armament of 1-6pd gun, 2-3pd guns, 3 torpedo tubes, a crew numbering 26 men and a coal bunker capacity of 30 tons. 

Japanese torpedo boat 1st class Hibari (1903) according to Brasseys’ naval annual 1912

Built at Kure, Japan in 1903, displacement 150 tons and as dimensions 147.7 x 16.0 x 8.2 feet. Number of screws 1, horsepower 4.200 ihp, trial speed 27 knots, an armament of 1-6pd gun, 2-3pd guns, 3 torpedo tubes, a crew numbering 26 men and a coal bunker capacity of 30 tons. 

Japanese torpedo boat 1st class Kari (1903) according to Brasseys’ naval annual 1912

Built at Kure, Japan in 1903, displacement 150 tons and as dimensions 147.7 x 16.0 x 8.2 feet. Number of screws 1, horsepower 4.200 ihp, trial speed 27 knots, an armament of 1-6pd gun, 2-3pd guns, 3 torpedo tubes, a crew numbering 26 men and a coal bunker capacity of 30 tons. 

Japanese torpedo boat 1st class Aotaka (1903) according to Brasseys’ naval annual 1912

Built at Kure, Japan in 1903, displacement 150 tons and as dimensions 147.7 x 16.0 x 8.2 feet. Number of screws 1, horsepower 4.200 ihp, trial speed 27 knots, an armament of 1-6pd gun, 2-3pd guns, 3 torpedo tubes, a crew numbering 26 men and a coal bunker capacity of 30 tons. 

Dutch tall ship Avatar (1941) 2010-


Wilhelmshaven, Germany 1 October 2017

Originally built for the German Kriegsmarine in 1941 at Wolgast, Germany as a cutter with yard number 401. Composite-hull consisting of iron thrushes with a wooden hull. Appearance of a fishing cutter to mislead the enemy. In 1957 at Spaarndam, Netherlands was the wood replaced by steel and commissioned as a fishing vessel, at the end as the IJmuiden 64 or Grietje Maria on the North Sea until she was stricken during the of the fisheries rehabilitation. Then used for sport fishery until she was sold in 1998 to be converted into a charter ship. This project was however not completed and in 2010 again sold to André Hanzens. She was now converted into a top sail schooner which was in March 2014 commissioned. Dimensions nowadays 34,5 x 6,4 x 2,8 metres and a sail area of 310-450 square metres.

German tugs Bär (1982) and Bugsier 3 (2006)-

Wilhelmshaven, Germany 1 October 2017

German tugs Bär 1982-
Germany-flagged, IMO 8116697, MMSI 211290750 and call sign DDMT. . Owned and managed by Bugsier Reederei, Hamburg, Germany. Gross tonnage 218 tons, net tonnage 65 tons, deadweight 102 tons and as dimensions 27,96 (over all0 x 8,85 x 4,35 metres. Bunker capacity 67 tons. Horsepowe 2.176 bhp. Bollard pull 25 tons. Built by Detlef Hegemann Rolandwerft, Berne, Germany in 1982.

German tug Bugsier 3 2006-
Germany-flagged, homeport Hamburg, Germany, IMO 9350135, MMSI 218003000 and call sign DDBD2. Built by damen Shipyard Hardinxveld, Hardinxveld-Giessendam, Netherlands in 2006. Owned and managed by Bugsier Reederei, Hamburg, Germany. Gross tonnage 430 tons, net tonnage 129 tons, deadweight 160 tons and as dimensions 32,78 (over all) x 11,76 x 6,70 x 14,80 (air draft foldable mast). Bunker capacity 165 cbm. Speed 12 knots. Bollard pull 63 tons. Horsepower 4.050 kW. 

Japanese torpedo boat 1st class Shirataka (1899) according to Brasseys’ naval annual 1912

Built at Elbing, Germany in 1899, displacement 150 tons and as dimensions 147.7 x 16.0 x 8.2 feet. Number of screws 1, horsepower 4.200 ihp, trial speed 27 knots, an armament of 1-6pd gun, 2-3pd guns, 3 torpedo tubes, a crew numbering 26 men and a coal bunker capacity of 30 tons. 

Japanese torpedo boat 1st class Chidori (1900) according to Brasseys’ naval annual 1912

Built by Chantiers et Ateliers Augustin Normand, France in 1900, displacement 150 tons and as dimensions 147.7 x 16.0 x 8.2 feet. Number of screws 2, horsepower ihp, trial speed 30 knots, an armament of 1-6pd gun, 2-3pd guns, 3 torpedo tubes, a crew numbering 26 men and a coal bunker capacity of 30 tons. 

Japanese torpedo boat 1st class Mamadzuru (1899) according to Brasseys’ naval annual 1912

Built by Chantiers et Ateliers Augustin Normand, France in 1899, displacement 150 tons and as dimensions 147.7 x 16.0 x 8.2 feet. Number of screws 2, horsepower ihp, trial speed 30 knots, an armament of 1-6pd gun, 2-3pd guns, 3 torpedo tubes, a crew numbering 26 men and a coal bunker capacity of 30 tons. 

Japanese torpedo boat 1st class Kasasagi (1899) according to Brasseys’ naval annual 1912

Built by Chantiers et Ateliers Augustin Normand, France in 1899, displacement 150 tons and as dimensions 147.7 x 16.0 x 8.2 feet. Number of screws 2, horsepower ihp, trial speed 30 knots, an armament of 1-6pd gun, 2-3pd guns, 3 torpedo tubes, a crew numbering 26 men and a coal bunker capacity of 30 tons. 

German tug Bär 1982-

Wilhelmshaven, Germany 1 October 2017

Germany-flagged, IMO 8116697, MMSI 211290750 and call sign DDMT. . Owned and managed by Bugsier Reederei, Hamburg, Germany. Gross tonnage 218 tons, net tonnage 65 tons, deadweight 102 tons and as dimensions 27,96 (over all0 x 8,85 x 4,35 metres. Bunker capacity 67 tons. Horsepowe 2.176 bhp. Bollard pull 25 tons. Built by Detlef Hegemann Rolandwerft, Berne, Germany in 1982. 

American bark Obed Baxter underway from Singapore towards the USA according to the Dutch newspaper Javabode dated 6 May 1889

An item dated 3rd reported the passing of Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies by the American bark Obed Baxter underway from Singapore towards Boston, USA.(1)

Note
1. Master Chas. H. Colby, owned by W.A. Johnson, built by G.E. Currier ?, Newburyport, Massachusetts in 1876, tonnage 877 tons and as dimensions 180.2 x 34 x 19 (hold) metres. 

Dutch screw steamship Ariadne underway from the Netherlands towards the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Javabode dated 8 May 1889

An item dated 6th reported the passing of Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies by the Dutch steamship Ariadne underway from Amsterdam, Netherlands towards Batavia, Dutch East Indies.(1)

Note
1. Screw steamship, horsepower 120hp, homeport Rotterdam, Netherlands, call sign NFTS and net capacity 2.856,94 cubic metres/1.008,50 tons of 2,83 cubic metres. 

British bark Cyprus underway from the Philippines towards the USA according to the Dutch newspaper Javabode dated 6 May 1889

An item dated 4th reported the passing of Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies by the British bark Cyprus underway from Manila, Philippines towards New York, USA.(1)

Note
1. Master Edwin Purdy, owned by Troop&Son, built by Young, Bridgeton, N.S in 1878, tonnage 1.091 tons and as dimensions 195 x 36.9 x 21.6 (depth) feet. 

German tug (ex-Föhr 1962-, Libau, Narwal, Burkana -2012) MWB-Föhr 2012-

Wilhelmshaven, Germany 1 October 2017

According to shipspotting: Honduras-flagged, homeport Wilhelmshaven, Germany, IMO 9068873 and call sign HQSE6. Built by Schichau Werke,  Elblag, Poland in 1962. Gross tonnage 153 tons and summer deadweight 47 tons. Ex-Fohr renamed March 1996. According to maritime Built by Schichau Werke,  Elblag, Poland in 1962. Gross tonnage 153 tons and simmer deadweight 47 tons. Ex-Fohr renamed March 1996 in Burkana. Geniusstrand.de reports built by Ferdinand Schichau Werft, Bremerhaven in 1962, Germany-flagged and dimensions 30,6 x 7,5 metres. Jadeweserport-cup.de calls her a harbour tug with as homeport Wilhelmshaven, Germant, built as Föhr by F. Schichau Werft, Bremerhaven and used as harbour tug until 1984. Pennant Y821. Several owners and times renamed in MS Libau, MS Narwal and MS Burkana, Since 2012 owned by MWB GmbH&Co. KG and renamed MWB Föhr). Dimensions 30,60 x 7,45 x 3,00 metres. Horsepower 1.000hp. Speed 12 knots. Bollard pull 18 tons. 

Dutch warship Vogel Phoenix 1600

Of the admiralty Zeeland, sold in 1600.

Dutch 4th charter Vlissingen 1733-1768

Of the admiralty Zealand, built by Hendrik Raas at Vlissingen, Netherlands in 1733, condemned >1759-1768<, dimensions (Amsterdam foot) 146 (prow) x 41½ x 17¼-17½, an armament of 58 guns and crew numbering 300 men.

Dutch guard ship Walcheren 1747

Of the admiralty Zeeland, a so-called uitlegger, mentioned 1747, an armament of 10 guns, an armament of 10 swivels and a crew numbering 63 men. Commanded in 1747 by commandeur Hontsloos, fitted out from Vlisisngen, Netherlands, served off Tholen, Netherlands.

Dutch 2nd charter Walcheren 1694-1713

Of the admiralty Zealand, built at Vlissingen, Netherlands by Adrian Janssen de Vriend in 1695, sold due of age in 1713, dimensions 152 (prow) x 42 x 17 feet, an armament of 72-74 guns and a crew numbering 400 men. In 1696 part of fleet lieutenant admiral Ph. van Almonde, captain La Palma, departed on 13 November 1696 as flagship vice admiral Gelyn Evertsen with merchant fleet to Cadiz, Spain, departed on 7 March 1697 departed Cadiz (a list claims only in 1696 in service). Two ships with the same serving between 1691 and 1713?

Dutch warship Zwolle 1628-1631

Of the, admiralty Amsterdam, mentioned 1628-1631, an armament of 26 guns (4-12 pd (with chambers) guns, 2-12 pd (bronze) guns, 8-8pdr (gotelingen), 6-5 pdr (gotelingen), 6 steenstukken/swivels) , a crew numbering 75-80 men and a tonnage of 100 last. Commanding officer in 1628 convoyer off (Trend of) France, captain Tomas Pieters and in 1631 captain Andries van Liedekercken.

Dutch 6th charter, Zwolle 1688-1697

Of the admiralty Amsterdam, built by Jan van Rheenen at naval yard at Amsterdam, Netherlands in 1688, lost at sea in 1697, dimensions (Amsterdam foot) 125 x 29 x 11 and an armament of 34-36 guns.

Dutch advice yacht Zwolle (1661) 1665-1667


Of the admiralty Maze, built 1661, first mentioned in 1665, last mentioned in 1667, dimensions 88'10" (prow) x 22'10" (uitwatering) x 9'9" feet, an armament of 16-20 guns (1665: 16-6pd guns, 2-4pd guns) and crew numbering 68-75 men. Commanding officer 16 March 1665 captain Jacob Sijmonss de Wit and in May 1667, P. van Wijnbergen, part of squadron Van Nes, fleet M.A. De Ruyter.

Monday, 16 January 2017

Dutch general cargo ship (Rufinia 2001-2005, Ostgard 2005-2011) Ostborg 2011-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 14 January 2017

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Delfzijl, Netherlands, IMO 9196216, MMSI 245180000 and call sign PBAW. Delivered by Scheepwswerf PetersBV, Kampen, Netherlands on 6 January 2001. As Rufinia owned by C.V. Scheepvaartonderneming Rufinia, Delzijl and managed by Flagship Management B.V., Farnsum, Netherlands. Sold to Bore Ostgard B.V., Rotterdam and managed by Bore Shipowners B.V., Rotterdam on 6 July 2005 and renamed February 2006. Sold to Scheepvaartonderneming Oostborg B.V., Delzijl and managed by Wagenborg Shipping B.V., Delfzijl renamed Ostborg. 

French privateer l’August of Dunkirk of Dunkirk 1711

Commanding officer Mathieu de Wulf.

Source
H. Malo. La grande Guerre des Corsaires Dunkerque (1702-1715), published in 1925. 

French privateer l’Hamptoncourt of Dunkirk 1710-1711

Commanding officer Mathieu de Wulf.

Source
H. Malo. La grande Guerre des Corsaires Dunkerque (1702-1715), published in 1925. 

French privateer le Comte de Toulouse of Dunkirk 1708-1709

Commanding officer Mathieu de Wulf, tonnage 200 tons, armament 28 canons, 2 swivels and a crew numbering 217 men.

Source
H. Malo. La grande Guerre des Corsaires Dunkerque (1702-1715), published in 1925. 

French privateer le Barentin of Dunkirk 1706-1707

Commanding officer Mathieu de Wulf, tonnage 200 tons, armament 28 canons, 4 swivels and a crew numbering 201 men.

Source
H. Malo. La grande Guerre des Corsaires Dunkerque (1702-1715), published in 1925. 

French privateer S. Mathieu of Dunkirk 1712

Commanding officer Mathieu de Wulf, tonnage 200 tons, armament 28 canons and crew numbering 190 men.

Source
H. Malo. La grande Guerre des Corsaires Dunkerque (1702-1715), published in 1925. 

Dutch general cargo ship (Rufinia 2001-2005, Ostgard 2005-2011) Ostborg 2011-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 14 January 2017

Netherlands-flagged, homeport Delfzijl, Netherlands, IMO 9196216, MMSI 245180000 and call sign PBAW. Delivered by Scheepwswerf PetersBV, Kampen, Netherlands on 6 January 2001. As Rufinia owned by C.V. Scheepvaartonderneming Rufinia, Delzijl and managed by Flagship Management B.V., Farnsum, Netherlands. Sold to Bore Ostgard B.V., Rotterdam and managed by Bore Shipowners B.V., Rotterdam on 6 July 2005 and renamed February 2006. Sold to Scheepvaartonderneming Oostborg B.V., Delzijl and managed by Wagenborg Shipping B.V., Delfzijl renamed Ostborg. 

American cruiser light USS Wilmington (CL-11) 1945

Cleveland-class

Fargo-class

Worcester-class

Part of the Fargo-class consisting of the Fargo, Huntington, Newark, New Haven, Buffalo. Wilmington, Vallejo, Helena, Roanoke, Tallahassee, Cheyenne and Chattanooga, preceded by the Cleveland-class and succeeded by the Worcester-class. In fact a modified Cleveland-design of which just two were built, both too late to serve during the Second World War. Laid down by William Cramp&Sons Shipbuilding Company, Philadelphia, USA on 5 March 1945, building stopped on 12 August 1945 and broken up still on the slip.

General technical class specifications. Displacement 11.932 (standard)-14.696 (full load) tons and as dimensions 185,3 x 20,2 x 6,7 metres or 608.25 x 66.4 x 22 feet. The machinery consisted of 4 General Electric geared steam turbines and 4 Babcock&Wilcox boilers supplying via 4 screws 100.000 shp allowing a speed of 32,5 knots. Crew numbered 1.100 men. The armour consisted of a 3,8cm/1.5”-12,7cm/5” thick belt, a 5,1cm/2”-7,6cm/3” thick deck, 12,7cm/5” thick bulkheads and the turrets, barbettes and conning tower protected by respectively 7,6cm/3”-12,7cm/5”, 15,2cm/6” and 5,7cm/2.25”-12,7cm5”. The armament consisted of 4x3-15,2cm/6” /47 cal guns (2 fore, 2 aft), 6x2-12,7cm5” /38 cal guns, 4x3&6x2-4cm/1.6” Bofors guns and 20-2cm/0.79” Oerlikon guns. For the 4 float planes this class could carry were 2 catapults situated at the stern available.