ⓘ HNLMS De Ruyter (1853)
HNLMS De Ruyter, was a unique ship built for the Royal Netherlands Navy. She first served as a heavy sailing frigate. Next she was rebuilt as a steam frigate, but she was never finished as such. She was finally rebuilt and served as a Casemate ironclad comparable to the CSS Virginia.
- the Mersey Merseyside maritime Museum. Retrieved 17 September 2016. HNLMS Buffell Historical Naval Ships Association. Retrieved 17 September 2016
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