Allied Warships

HNMS Philips van Almonde

Destroyer of the Gerard Callenburgh class

NavyThe Royal Dutch Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassGerard Callenburgh 
Pennant 
Built byKoninklijke Maatschappij De Schelde (Vlissingen (Flushing), The Netherlands) 
Ordered 
Laid down2 Mar 1939 
Launched 
Commissioned 
End service 
History

Blown up on the slip on 17 May 1940 to prevent her capture by the Germans after several attemps to launch and tow her to England her had failed.

 

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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