Allied Warships

HNMS Soemenep

Minelayer of the Soemenep class

NavyThe Royal Dutch Navy
Built bySoerabaya Droogdok Maatschappij (Soerabaya, Netherlands East Indies) 
Laid down 
Launched 1930 
Commissioned17 Jun 1940 
Lost2 Mar 1942 

Commissioned as auxiliary minelayer on 17 June 1940.
Scuttled by her own crew at Soerabaya on 2 March 1942 to prevent her capture by the Japanese.

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Commands listed for HNMS Soemenep

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1luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Tobias Jellema, RNN14 Jun 19402 Mar 1942

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