Allied Warships

HNMS Johan Maurits van Nassau (ii) (K 251)

Frigate of the River class

NavyThe Royal Dutch Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassRiver 
PennantK 251 
Built byW. Simons & Co. Ltd. (Renfrew, Scotland) 
Ordered11 Feb 1941 
Laid down29 Dec 1942 
Launched23 Apr 1943 
Commissioned25 Jun 1943 
End service 1960 
History

Transferred to the Royal Netherlands Navy during construction. Decommissioned in 1960.

 
Former nameHMS Ribble (i)

Commands listed for HNMS Johan Maurits van Nassau (ii) (K 251)

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CommanderFromTo
1kapitein-luitenant ter zee (Cdr.) Alfred de Booy, RNN14 Jun 194323 Oct 1944
2luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) George IJsbrand Cornelis Fraser, RNN23 Oct 194420 Nov 1944
3luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Theo Vermeijden, RNN20 Nov 19441 Oct 1945

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Notable events involving Johan Maurits van Nassau (ii) include:


5 Aug 1943
HMS H 32 (Lt. J.A.R. Troup, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Test (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) F.B. Collinson, RD, RNR), HMS Trent (T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.G. Rankin, DSC, RNR), HMS Fal (Lt. H.W. Barrett, DSC, RNR) and HrMs Johan Maurits van Nassau (Cdr. A. de Booy, RNN). (1)

17 Sep 1943
HMS H 33 (Lt. D.G. Kent, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Whimbrel (Lt.Cdr. W.J. Moore, DSC, RNR), HrMs Johan Maurits van Nassau (Cdr. A. de Booy, RNN), HMS Myosotis (T/Lt. R. Lugg, RNR), HMS Fowey (Cdr.(Retd.) L.B.A. Majendie, RN) and HMS Stork (Cdr.(Retd.) G.W.E. Castens, RN). (2)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/17773
  2. ADM 173/17786

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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