Johan Hendrik Geijs, RNN
|Birth details unknown|
Retired: 16 Jul 1955
Warship Commands listed for Johan Hendrik Geijs, RNN
|HNMS O 10 (P 10)||luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.)||Submarine||15 Oct 1940||29 Aug 1941|
|HNMS K XIV (N 22)||luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.)||Submarine||1 Apr 1942||20 Jul 1943|
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Submarine HNMS K XIV (N 22)
20 Nov 1942
While en route to the USA to be refitted at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, HrMs K XIV (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Geijs) attacked German U-boat U-552 south of the Cape Verde Islands in position 13°05'N, 25°50'W. At a distance of around 900 meters K XIV launched four torpedo?s. The old torpedo?s from the Netherlands East Indies ran close to the surface and were detected by the Germans an missed their target as the U-boat turned away.