Allied Warships

HNMS Vlieland (FY 226)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Dutch Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantFY 226 
Built byFrank Curtis (Par, England, U.K.) 
Ordered19 Jan 1942 
Laid down 
Launched15 Jun 1942 
Commissioned5 Oct 1942 
LostNov 1951 

Sunk off New Guinea, Netherlands East Indies in November 1951


Commands listed for HNMS Vlieland (FY 226)

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1luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Bernardus Poortman, RNN24 Sep 194222 Mar 1943
2luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Dirk Auer, RNN22 Mar 19431 Apr 1943
3luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Anthonie Albertus Oepkes, RNN(R)1 Apr 194322 Mar 1946

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