HNMS Queen Wilhelmina (PC-468)
Patrol craft of the PC-461 class
|Navy||The Royal Dutch Navy|
|Built by||George Lawley & Sons Inc. (Neponset, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||1 Jan 1942|
|Launched||30 Apr 1942|
|Commissioned||6 Aug 1942|
Loaned by the Royal Netherlands Navy to the Nigerian Navy on 26 July 1963 while being renamed Ogoya.
|Former name||USS PC-468|
Commands listed for HNMS Queen Wilhelmina (PC-468)
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|1||luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Antonie Willem Kruk, RNN||6 Aug 1942||21 Sep 1943|
|2||luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Jan Louis van Meeuwen, RNN||21 Sep 1943||31 Jul 1944|
|3||luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Simon Hendrik Rosier, RNN||31 Jul 1944||13 Jun 1945|
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Notable events involving Queen Wilhelmina include:
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.