BELGIUM
BNS Van Haverbeke M902

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Van Haverbeke M 902
Photo courtesy of Al (USS Adroit) Hines.

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Van Haverbeke M 902

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Van Haverbeke M 902 Plan, Side View
Courtesy of Al (USS Adroit) Hines.

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Van Haverbeke M 902 Plan, Top View
Courtesy of Al (USS Adroit) Hines.

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Van Haverbeke M 902 Plan, Side View
Courtesy of Al (USS Adroit) Hines.

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Van Haverbeke M 902 Plan, Top View 01 Level
Courtesy of Al (USS Adroit) Hines.

HEIGHTS ABOVE D.W.L. (9'-6" ABOVE MOLDED )

TOP OF MAST RADAR PLATFORM----------------------65' - 7 3/8"
QUARTER CRANE (STBD) TOP OF ANTENNA MAST-------35' - 10 5/8"
TOP OF KINGPOST (PORT)---------------------------20' - 8 1/2"
SIDE LIGHTS ( TO centerline OF LIGHTS)---------------22' - 6"
RANGE LIGHT ON MAST (TO centerline OF LIGHTS)----61' - 7 3/4"
04 LEVEL - TOP OF DECK AT centerline OF SHIP---------37' - 2"
03 LEVEL - TOP OF DECK AT centerline OF SHIP---------29' - 8"
02 LEVEL - TOP OF DECK AT centerline OF SHIP---------22' - 2"
REFL WELL AND ENGINE CASING AT centerline OF SHIP TO TOP DK
21' - 9 1/4"

GENERAL DIMENSIONS

L.O.A.-----------------------------------------172' - 11 3/4"
L.B.P. (ON D.W.L. - 9' - 6" ABOVE MOLDED BASE LINE----
------------------------------------165' - 0"
BEAM (MAXIMUM OVER SHEATHING)--------------------35' - 1 1/4"
DRAFT - DESIGNED NORMAL LOAD(ABOVE BOTTOM OF KEEL SHOE)----
-----------10' - 4"
DRAFT - DESIGNED NORMAL LOAD(ABV. LOWEST PROJECTION BELOW KEEL--
-----------13' - 10 3/4"

CAPACITY OF BOOMS AND CRANES

BOOM ON PORT KINGPOST - WORKING LOAD ---------------2000 LBS
MINESWEEPING QUARTER CRANE (STBD)--------------------5300 LBS
STERN CRANES, P & S - WORKING LOAD-------------------1000 LBS

COMPLEMENT

OFFICERS-----------------------------------------5
C.P.O.'S---------------------------------------------6
CREW-----------------------------------------------63

BERTHS

BUILT - IN (SINGLE)---------------------------------1
BUILT - IN (DOUBLE)--------------------------------2
PIPE -----------------------------------------------------69

SMALL BOATS

MOTOR WHALE BOAT (26' - 0")-------------------------------1
LIFE BOAT, C02 INFLATABLE (15 - MAN CAP-----------5

LOCKERS (OFFICERS)

WARDROBES (BUILT - IN)--------------------------------2
MODULAR UNIT-----------------------------------------------1

LOCKERS (ENLISTED MEN)

C.P.O.'S - TYPE "A"-----------------------------------------6
C.P.O.'S - TYPE "F" (UNIFORMS)---------------------1
CREW - TYPE "B-1"------------------------------------63
CREW - PEACOAT (2-SINGLE, 2-DOUBLE)---4

AGGRESSIVE CLASS

After World War II, the United States government provided aid for the formerly occupied countries to help re-establish their navies. Such aid, under the 'Offshore Account' included the provision of Aggressive Class minehunters such as Van Haverbeke (M902).

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Courtesy of Belgium Naval Attache, Washington, DC

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