Allied Warships

HNMS Piet Hein (PH)

Destroyer of the Admiralen class

NavyThe Royal Dutch Navy
Built byBurgerhout Scheepswerf en Machinefabriek (Rotterdam, Holland) 
Laid down16 Aug 1925 
Launched30 Jun 1927 
Commissioned25 Jan 1929 
Lost19 Feb 1942 

HrMs Piet Hein (Lt.Cdr. Jan Marie Lodewijk Ignatius Chömpff) was sunk by gunfire and torpedoes from the Japanese destroyers Asashio and Oshio (both offsite links) during the Battle of Badung Strait. 64 of her crew went down with the ship.

See also this website (offsite link).


Commands listed for HNMS Piet Hein (PH)

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1luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Johannes Stephanus Bax, RNN18 May 194023 Dec 1940
2luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Jan Marie Lodewijk Ignatius Chompff, RNN23 Dec 194020 Feb 1942

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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