Allied Warships

HNMS Bangkalan

Minelayer of the Bangkalan class

NavyThe Royal Dutch Navy
TypeMinelayer
ClassBangkalan 
Pennant 
Built byNederlands-Indische Scheepsbouw en Kustvaart Maatschappij (Lasem, Netherlands East Indies) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched 1926 
Commissioned16 Feb 1942 
Lost2 Mar 1942 
History

Commissioned as auxiliary minelayer on 16 February 1942.
Scuttled by her own crew at Soerabaya on 2 March 1942 to prevent her capture by the Japanese.

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Herman Nicolaas Sax, RNN(R)2 Mar 1942

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