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1 Waldeck (J.A.) & De Smit van den Broecke (H.A.) Beschrijving van Z.M. Monitor Heiligerlee.
1869, Nieuwediep, 
(ii), 16pp text, 21 plates some highlighted in colour (8 folding), large format (34cm x 22cm), original grey/green printed boards, title on front board, spine neatly repaird. N.H.S.M. Catalogus der Bibliotheek, page 785: Confirms the above details. AJS: Dutch text. Some plates heightened in colour, details of design, layout, equipment, etc, the plates are particularly attractive. Conways All the World's Fighting Ships 1860-1914, page 373: Heiligerlee Class Monitors. Displacement: 1520 tons. Speed: 8-9 knots. Armour: Iron. Side 5.5in, turret 11in-8in. Armament: 2-9in RML. Complement 117. This vessel was built by Laird and launched in 1868 (three in the class). Low freeboard monitors without ram bows, and with narrow fore and aft superstructures. The armament finally became 1-1in/22, 2-1pdr revolvers. 
Price: 550.00 GBP
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