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History

In addition to its role as a mine-founder, the Nautilus also served as police supervision of sea fishing.

On May 22, 1941, the Nautilus collided with the British steamship Murrayfield and sank near Saltfleet England.

Description

Type: minelayer class
Built: R.D.M. yard 1929
Commissioned: 2-5-1930
BRT: 800 
Length: 66.0 m (216 ft 6 in)
Beam: 11.0 m (36 ft 1 in)
Draft: 3.55 m (11 ft 8 in)

Propulsion: 2 × triple-expansion engines, 2 × screws
Speed: 14 kn (28 km/h; 17 mph)

Complement: 57
Armament:  2x 75 mm (3.0 in) guns, machine guns, 4 x 12.7 mm (0.5 in), 40 mines

 

References

Onze vloot

East Indiaman

Roman structures