Allied Warships

HNMS Soemenep

Minelayer of the Soemenep class

NavyThe Royal Dutch Navy
TypeMinelayer
ClassSoemenep 
Pennant 
Built bySoerabaya Droogdok Maatschappij (Soerabaya, Netherlands East Indies) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched 1930 
Commissioned17 Jun 1940 
Lost2 Mar 1942 
History

Commissioned as auxiliary minelayer on 17 June 1940.
Scuttled by her own crew at Soerabaya on 2 March 1942 to prevent her capture by the Japanese.

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Tobias Jellema, RNN2 Mar 1942

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