British Vickers dreadnought designs for the Royal Netherlands Navy around 1912

Article by Ron van Maanen; drawings by Ron and Alexander van Maanen. In the first quarter of the 20th Century was the Royal Netherlands interested in acquiring heavier artillery ships especially for the defence of the Dutch East Indies. The largest built before the First World War was the Hr.Ms. De Zeven Provinciën at the … Continue reading British Vickers dreadnought designs for the Royal Netherlands Navy around 1912

HNLMS Z5, torpedoboat 1/50 model

This model is preserved at the Dutch Navy Museum in Den Helder. Reference info on this class here. https://www.dropbox.com/s/pab0x4bxg1qt3hr/IMG_3274.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/94ox9r6z8u4ihwb/IMG_3275.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/wocyf0mj0slw4vg/IMG_3276.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/vv3iu5bcg1hke8v/IMG_3277.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/hvla8wqg8uqvffg/IMG_3278.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/wj3qkq7hkg95ece/IMG_3279.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/w9sdw1s8bnba5sf/IMG_3280.jpg?dl=0  

The Drawingboard Battleships for the Royal Netherlands Navy III

This article by Anthony van Dijk is from Warship International, N°4, 1989. https://www.dropbox.com/s/diu2958mz6la2if/IMG_20170610_0001.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/la735a5fpfqkzdo/IMG_20170610_0002.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/kx0yuphwq2agpw8/IMG_20170610_0003.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/gzhqmqc8uvpzrq9/IMG_20170610_0004.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/gcyd61yra8out01/IMG_20170610_0005.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/92ul1m7316spika/IMG_20170610_0006.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/fpy0b9uoa6hg7hx/IMG_20170610_0007.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/qldcouxoscx1pla/IMG_20170610_0008.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/m6qraj6jrxewywe/IMG_20170610_0009.jpg?dl=0  

HNLMS Tromp and Jacob van Heemskerck

This article is from Warship International, #3, 1989. Drawings courtesy of Ron and Alexander van Maanen https://www.dropbox.com/s/02256mwmdhghwfc/CL%20Tromp%20new.png?dl=0 HNLSM Tromp https://www.dropbox.com/s/5czs1q334dne5c7/CL%20Jacob%20van%20Heemskerck.png?dl=0 HNLMD Jacob van Heemskerck https://www.dropbox.com/s/jn8xupk4vnaq9c2/IMG_20170603_0001.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/0ohhdugw60c0wyd/IMG_20170603_0002.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/hr485mf78qnumcu/IMG_20170603_0003.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/jld8mygql66jz5n/tromp.jpg?dl=0 HNLSM Tromp

The Drawingboard Battleships for the Royal Netherlands Navy II

This article by Anthony van Dijk is from Warship International, N°1, 1989. https://www.dropbox.com/s/u7m5gwm0fstampw/1%20312.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/44gghbi7j9j2dh4/1%20313.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/82b9p6dhqh7mg4i/1%20314.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/dmjyubjl3p3alsl/1%20315.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/c0jweu0jogknnls/1%20316.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/s1z90wwqb2kcs60/1%20317.jpg?dl=0  

HNLMS Van Galen, 1/70 model

This model is preserved at the Dutch Navy Museum in Den Helder. Reference info on this class here. https://www.dropbox.com/s/qkp9yvq5dx4vuxk/IMG_3265.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/90a1itpjrix3yry/IMG_3266.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/si2qsngy46i8qa6/IMG_3267.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/x6uckxsl2q4lwcl/IMG_3268.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/xquqc90h4040fvl/IMG_3269.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/c8f6qi70t1hauex/IMG_3270.jpg?dl=0  

The Drawingboard Battleships for the Royal Netherlands Navy

This article by Anthony van Dijk is from Warship International, N°4, 1988. https://www.dropbox.com/s/875r0kta97gw2l2/1_20170413_0001.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/dhwh9s73vjvmj54/1_20170413_0002.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/8fzczbibudnvko5/1_20170413_0003.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/tvr2vpkz7zszuye/1_20170413_0004.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/rkhyuoonxi3jr47/1_20170413_0005.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/8m7ax0gra1pmbcs/1_20170413_0006.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/l4fmzbtnip50zoe/1_20170413_0007.jpg?dl=0  

Hr. Ms. Onverschrokken later Mercuur

https://www.dropbox.com/s/abwxq81m5oi16wt/mercuur.jpg?dl=0 This article is by dr. Ron van Maanen; Picture and drawings by him and his son Alexander. Please visit their interesting blog! Dutch ocean going minesweeper Hr. Ms. Onverschrokken (1952-1970) and torpedo work ship Mercuur (A856) 1970-1987 Laid down at the shipyard of the Peterson Builders Incorporation, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, USA on 19 February 1952, … Continue reading Hr. Ms. Onverschrokken later Mercuur

The never built Dutch Schelde – Gunning submarine minelayer of the 1930s

This article is by dr. Ron van Maanen: welcome Ron! Please visit his interesting blog! The major Dutch submarine builder before the Second World War was the shipyard Kon. Mij. De Schelde established in 1875 at Vlissingen, Netherlands. She built the first Dutch submarine Hr.Ms. O1 (former Luctor et Emergo) in 1904-1906 using an American … Continue reading The never built Dutch Schelde – Gunning submarine minelayer of the 1930s

HNLMS Johan Maurits van Nassau, 1/100

This model is preserved at the Dutch Navy Museum in Den Helder. Some info on this ship's class here. https://www.dropbox.com/s/dteqt28qf41on1n/1.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/nxs7vaete64bqod/1%20%281%29.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/w7wef8fo2876way/1%20%282%29.jpg?dl=0