Jan Louis van Meeuwen, RNN
|Born ||25 May 1910||Surabaya, Java, Netherlands East Indies|
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|18 Aug 1932|| ||luitenant ter zee 3e klasse (S.Lt.)|
|18 Aug 1934|| ||luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.)|
|16 Aug 1942|| ||luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.)|
Retired: 16 Mar 1954
Warship Commands listed for Jan Louis van Meeuwen, RNN
|HNMS Queen Wilhelmina (PC-468)||luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.)||Patrol craft||21 Sep 1943||31 Jul 1944|
Transferred frm RNN to RNN(R) on 16 March 1954. Retired from RNN(R) on 1 October 1960.
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8 Jul 1944
HrMs Queen Wilhelmina picks up 31 survivors from the American tanker Esso Harrisburg that was torpedoed and sunk the previous day by German U-boat U-516 about 200 nautical miles north-west of Aruba in position 13°26'N, 72°11'W.
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