- HNLMS Bonaire
HNLMS "Bonaire" was a 4th class screw
steamshipof the Royal Netherlands Navy, now under restoration as a museum ship.
"Bonaire" was built for the Royal Netherlands Navy as a steam
frigatewith barquentinerig and a retractable screw, and was launched at Rotterdamon 12 May 1877.
From 1924 she served at
Delfzijlas living quarters for the Dutch Nautical College, and was renamed "Abel Tasman".
After lying abandoned for many years, a restoration programme was started in 2005 at
Den Helderto secure the future of the ship as a floating museum.
* [http://sailing-ships.oktett.net/688.html Photos of "Bonaire"]
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