Jan Louis van Meeuwen, RNN

Born  25 May 1910Surabaya, 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 craft21 Sep 194331 Jul 1944

Career information

Transferred frm RNN to RNN(R) on 16 March 1954. Retired from RNN(R) on 1 October 1960.

Events related to this officer

Patrol craft HNMS Queen Wilhelmina (PC-468)

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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