Allied Warships


Flores class

2 ships

Technical information

Displacement1793 BRT 
Length75,6 m 
Complement145 men 
Armament3 5.9" guns (3x1)
1 3" AA gun
4 .5" MG AA
1 aircraft. 
Max speed15 knots
EnginesTriple-expansion engines, 2 shafts 
Notes on classDesigned to patrol the Dutch East Indies. They were well armed compared to for instance the British sloops. They could even carry an aircraft. During the war the Anti-Aircraft armament was increased. 

Royal Dutch Navy Royal Dutch Navy ships of the Flores class

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HNMS Flores (F 66)
HNMS Soemba (T 199)

2 Sloops of the Flores class.

See all Royal Dutch Navy Sloop classes.

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