Allied Warships


Jan van Amstel class

8 ships

The minesweeper HNMS Abraham Crijnssen of the Royal Dutch Navy.

Technical information

Displacement525 BRT 
Length56.8 m 
Complement45 men 
Armament1 3" gun
4 .50" MG AA (2x2)
40 mines 
Max speed15 knots
EnginesTriple expansion engines, 2 shafts 
Power1600 HP 
Notes on classPurpose designed minesweepers also fitted for mine laying. 

Royal Dutch Navy Royal Dutch Navy ships of the Jan van Amstel class

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HNMS Abraham Crijnssen
HNMS Abraham van der Hulst Lost on 14 May 1940
HNMS Eland Dubois Lost on 8 Mar 1942
HNMS Jan van Amstel Lost on 8 Mar 1942
HNMS Jan van Gelder (J 60)
HNMS Pieter de Bitter Lost on 6 Mar 1942
HNMS Pieter Florisz Lost on 14 May 1940
HNMS Willem van Ewijck (i) Lost on 8 Sep 1939

8 Minesweepers of the Jan van Amstel class. 6 of them were lost.

See all Royal Dutch Navy Minesweeper classes.

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