Allied Warships

HNMS Willem van Ewijck (i)

Minesweeper of the Jan van Amstel class

NavyThe Royal Dutch Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassJan van Amstel 
Pennant 
Built by 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched22 Feb 1937 
Commissioned19 Jul 1937 
Lost8 Sep 1939 
History

HrMs Willem van Ewijck (Lt.Cdr. Johan Emile ten Klooster, RNN) was sunk near Terschelling when she runs into her own mine barrage.33 Men are killed and the Commanding officer was amongst them.

 

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1luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Johan Emile Klooster Ten, RNN7 Jul 19398 Sep 1939 (+)

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