HNMS Eland Dubois
Minesweeper of the Jan van Amstel class
|Navy||The Royal Dutch Navy|
|Class||Jan van Amstel|
|Built by||Gusto (Schiedam, The Netherlands)|
|Laid down||21 Mar 1936|
|Launched||24 Oct 1936|
|Commissioned||21 Jun 1937|
|Lost||8 Mar 1942|
HrMs Eland Dubois (Lt. Hendrik de Jong, RNN(R)) was scuttled near Gili Genteng because of defects making escape to Australia hopeless. The crew transferred to the Jan van Amstel, but she was sunk with heavy loss of life the same day.
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Commands listed for HNMS Eland Dubois
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|1||luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Johannes Abraham Agelink van Rentergem, RNN||2 Sep 1939||20 Mar 1941|
|2||luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Hendrik de Jong, RNN(R)||20 Mar 1941||8 Mar 1942 (+)|
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