HNMS Zeehond (N 73)
Submarine of the S class
|Navy||The Royal Dutch Navy|
|Built by||Chatham Dockyard (Chatham, U.K.)|
|Ordered||2 Jul 1930|
|Laid down||3 Jan 1931|
|Launched||8 Jan 1932|
|Commissioned||11 Oct 1943|
|End service||14 Sep 1945|
HMS Sturgeon was lent to the Royal Netherlands Navy while refitting at the Devonport Dockyard (Plymouth, U.K.) in April 1943. On 11 October 1943 she was commissioned in the Royal Netherlands Navy and renamed Zeehond. Decommissioned by the Royal Netherlands Navy at Dundee on 14 September 1945. Returned to R.N. control at Dundee on 17 November 1945. Scrapped at Granton, Scotland in 1947.
For the complete service history of this ship see this website (offsite link).
|Former name||HMS Sturgeon|
Commands listed for HNMS Zeehond (N 73)
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|1||luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Baron Donald Theodoor Mackay, RNN||11 Oct 1943||10 May 1944|
|2||luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Simon Hendrik de Boer, RNN||10 May 1944||25 May 1944|
|3||luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Baron Donald Theodoor Mackay, RNN||25 May 1944||18 Jan 1945|
|4||luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Simon Hendrik de Boer, RNN||18 Jan 1945||14 Sep 1945|
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