Allied Warships

HNMS Zeehond (N 73)

Submarine of the S class

NavyThe Royal Dutch Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassS 
PennantN 73 
Built byChatham Dockyard (Chatham, U.K.) 
Ordered2 Jul 1930 
Laid down3 Jan 1931 
Launched8 Jan 1932 
Commissioned11 Oct 1943 
End service14 Sep 1945 
History

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 nameHMS Sturgeon

Commands listed for HNMS Zeehond (N 73)

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CommanderFromTo
1luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Baron Donald Theodoor Mackay, RNN11 Oct 194310 May 1944
2luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Simon Hendrik de Boer, RNN10 May 194425 May 1944
3luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Baron Donald Theodoor Mackay, RNN25 May 194418 Jan 1945
4luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Simon Hendrik de Boer, RNN18 Jan 194514 Sep 1945

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