Allied Warships

HNMS Tijgerhaai (P 336)

Submarine of the T class

NavyThe Royal Dutch Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassT 
PennantP 336 
Built byVickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.) 
Ordered20 Dec 1941 
Laid down12 Jun 1943 
Launched29 Nov 1944 
Commissioned28 Mar 1945 
End service 
History

Decommissioned on 11 December 1964. Sold to be broken up for scrap on 5 November 1965.

For a detailed account on HrMs Tijgerhaai's service see this website (offsite link).

 
Former nameHMS Tarn

Commands listed for HNMS Tijgerhaai (P 336)

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CommanderFromTo
1luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Arie van Altena, RNN(R)28 Mar 19453 Sep 1946

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Notable events involving Tijgerhaai include:


4 Apr 1945
HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena) arrived at Holy Loch from her builders yard for a training period.

21 May 1945
With her initial training completed HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena) departed from Holy Loch bound for Dundee.

23 May 1945
HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena) arrived at Dundee.

24 May 1945
HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena) departed from Dundee bound for Rotterdam.

26 May 1945
HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena) arrived at Rotterdam.

30 Jun 1945
HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena) departed from Rotterdam bound for Holy Loch.

2 Jul 1945
HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena) arrived at Holy Loch for a period of exercises before she will depart from for the Far East.

25 Jul 1945
HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena) is docked at Holy Loch.

27 Jul 1945
HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena) left dock.

5 Aug 1945
HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena) departed from Holy Loch for Fremantle, Australia.

For the daily positions of HrMs Tijgerhaai during this passage see the map below.


HrMs Tijgerhaai passage Holy Loch - Bataviaclick here for bigger map

10 Aug 1945
HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena) arrived at Gibraltar.

11 Aug 1945
HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena) departed from Gibraltar bound for Malta.

15 Aug 1945
HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena) arrived at Malta.

22 Aug 1945
HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena) departed from Malta bound for Port Said.

26 Aug 1945
HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena) arrived at Port Said.

28 Aug 1945
HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena) departed from Port Said bound for Aden. She passes the Suez Canal during the afternoon.

2 Sep 1945
HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena) arrived at Aden.

3 Sep 1945
HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena) departed from Aden bound for Fremantle.

10 Sep 1945
HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena) passes the equator. 'King Neptune visits the ship'.

13 Sep 1945
HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena) receives a signal ordering her to proceed to Batavia, Java, Netherlands East Indies instead of Fremantle, Australia.

20 Sep 1945
HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena) arrived at Tandjong Priok / Batavia.

Media links


The T-class Submarine

Kemp, Paul J.


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