Allied Warships


Gruno class

3 ships

The gunboat HNMS Gruno (F 81) of the Royal Dutch Navy.

Technical information

Displacement542 BRT 
Length52,5 m 
Complement63 men 
Armament4 4.1" guns (4x1)
2 12.7mm AA 
Max speed15 knots
EnginesDiesel engines, 2 shafts 
Power1200 HP 
Notes on classObsolete gunboats but well armed with 4 4.1" guns as main battery. 

All ships of the Gruno class

Royal Dutch Navy Royal Dutch Navy (more on Royal Dutch Navy)

HNMS Brinio Lost on 14 May 1940
HNMS Friso (i) Lost on 12 May 1940
HNMS Gruno (F 81)

3 Gunboats of the Gruno class. 2 of them were lost.

See all Gunboat classes.

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