Allied Warships

HNMS Hydra

Minelayer of the Hydra class

NavyThe Royal Dutch Navy
TypeMinelayer
ClassHydra 
Pennant 
Built byRijkswerf Amsterdam (Amsterdam, Holland) 
Ordered 
Laid down1 Oct 1910 
Launched11 Jul 1911 
Commissioned25 Jan 1912 
Lost15 May 1940 
History

HrMs Hydra (Luitenant 1e Klasse Johannes Adolph de Back) was beached and scuttled by her crew somewhere in the Dutch province of Zeeland after being damaged by German anti-tank gunfire.

 

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CommanderFromTo
1luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Bastiaan Carel Mahieu, RNN11 Feb 193915 Jan 1940
2luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Johannes Adolph Back De, RNN15 Jan 194015 May 1940

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