Allied Warships

HNMS Bouclier (H 20)

Torpedo boat of the La Melpoméne class

NavyThe Royal Dutch Navy
TypeTorpedo boat
ClassLa Melpoméne 
PennantH 20 
Built byChr. Worms (Rouen, France) 
Laid down18 Oct 1934 
Launched9 Aug 1937 
Commissioned31 Aug 1940 
End service12 Jan 1941 

Did not see much service in the Royal Netherlands Navy due to machinery problems.


Commands listed for HNMS Bouclier (H 20)

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1luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Heinrich Witte, RNN31 Aug 194023 Nov 1940
2luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Fredericus Henricus Maria van Straelen, RNN23 Nov 19407 Jan 1941

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