HNMS O 16
Submarine of the O 16 class
|Navy||The Royal Dutch Navy|
|Built by||Koninklijke Maatschappij De Schelde (Vlissingen (Flushing), The Netherlands)|
|Laid down||28 Dec 1933|
|Launched||27 Jan 1936|
|Commissioned||26 Oct 1936|
|Lost||15 Dec 1941|
|Loss position||03.10N, 104.19E|
At 0230 hrs on 15 December 1941 HrMs O 16 (Lt. 1e Klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Antoine Jacobus Bussemaker) hit a mine off Tioman island in postion 03º10'N, 104º19'E. 41 men were lost which includes the Commanding officer. There was only one survivor who swims ashore.
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Commands listed for HNMS O 16
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|1||luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Louis Jan Jarman, RNN||29 Jul 1939||9 Nov 1940|
|2||luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Antonie Jacobus Bussemaker, RNN||9 Nov 1940||15 Dec 1941 (+)|
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