Dutch De Zeven Provinciën
British HMS Dreadnought
British Vickers design No. 694 from 1913
Displacement 18.600 tons and as dimensions 500.0 x 82.0 x 25.6 feet. Speed 21 knots. The armour consisted of a 23cm thick waterline belt with the citadel, battery, barbettes and conning tower protected by respectively 10-15cm, 7,6cm, 25cm and 25cm. The armament consisted of 8-34,29cm/13.5” guns, 12-15,24cm/6” guns, 2-4,7cm guns, 2 landing guns, 2 machineguns and 2-21” torpedo tubes. Building costs 1.621.484 pond sterling.
Nederlands Instituut voor Militaire Historie (NIMH), The Hague, Netherlands, losse aanwinsten inventory number 1337.
1. Her armament consisted of 2x1-28,3cm/11.1” guns, 4x1-15cm/5.9” guns, 10x1-7,5cm/3.0”guns and 4x1-1pd guns. The displacement was 6.530 tons and as dimensions 101,5 x 17,1 x 6,15 metres or 333.0 x 56.1 x 20.2 feet. Her speed was 16 knots. Armour consisted of a 15cm/5.9” thick belt, a 5.1cm/2” thick deck with the gun turrets, barbettes and conning tower protected by respectively 25cm/9.8”, 19,7cm/7.75” and 20cm/8”.
2. See for instance “Een Zeeuwse dreadnought 1912-1914?”, Den Spiegel, January 2014, p.14-19.