Allied Warships

HNMS Pieter de Bitter

Minesweeper of the Jan van Amstel class

NavyThe Royal Dutch Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassJan van Amstel 
Pennant 
Built byScheepswerf en Machinefabriek P. Smit (Rotterdam, Holland) 
Ordered 
Laid down21 Mar 1936 
Launched29 Oct 1936 
Commissioned26 May 1937 
Lost6 Mar 1942 
History

HrMs Pieter de Bitter (Luitenant 1e Klasse Johannes Pieter Albertus Dekker) was scuttled at Soerabaja on 6 March 1942 to prevent capture by the Japanese.

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1luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Johannes Pieter Albertus Dekker, RNN12 Oct 19416 Mar 1942

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