|Launched:||12 May 1877|
|Renamed:||Abel Tasman, 1924|
|Status:||Under restoration as Museum ship|
|General characteristics |
|Tonnage:||837 long tons deadweight (DWT)|
|Length:||53 m (173 ft 11 in)|
|Beam:||9 m (29 ft 6 in)|
|Draught:||3.9 m (12 ft 10 in)|
|Sail plan:||3-masted barquentine|
From 1924 she served at Delfzijl as 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 Helder to secure the future of the ship as a floating museum.
- "Hr. Ms. Bonaire". sailing-ships.oktett.net. Retrieved 22 June 2010.
- Stichting BONAIRE - the charity that undertakes the restoration of Zr.Ms. BONAIRE
- Photo-collection on Zr.Ms. BONAIRE
- Photos of "Bonaire"