Simon Hendrik de Boer, RNN

Born  14 Dec 1914Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died  2 Jul 2010(95)Den Haag, Netherlands


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Ranks

5 Sep 1933 Adelborst
15 Aug 1936 luitenant ter zee 3e klasse (S.Lt.)
15 Aug 1938 luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.)
16 Aug 1946 luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.)
1 Nov 1955 kapitein-luitenant ter zee (Cdr.)
1 Jan 1961 kapitein ter zee (Capt.)

Retired: 16 Jun 1966


Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Simon Hendrik de Boer, RNN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HNMS O 15 (N 15 / P 15)luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Submarine15 Feb 194424 Mar 1944
HNMS Zeehond (N 73)luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Submarine10 May 194425 May 1944
HNMS O 10 (P 10)luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Submarine19 Jul 194411 Oct 1944
HNMS O 9 (P 09)luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Submarine11 Oct 19441 Dec 1944
HNMS Zeehond (N 73)luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Submarine18 Jan 194514 Sep 1945
HNMS O 15 (N 15 / P 15)luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Submarine16 Apr 194522 Apr 1945

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Events related to this officer

Submarine HNMS O 15 (N 15 / P 15)


12 Mar 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) was undocked. (1)

21 Mar 1944
During 21 and 22 March 1944, HrMs O 15 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN), conducted attack exercises off Dundee. Target was the British destroyer HMS Vigilant (Lt.Cdr. L.W.L. Argles, RN). (1)


Submarine HNMS O 10 (P 10)


28 Jul 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (2)

31 Jul 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (2)

2 Aug 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) departed Rothesay for Londonderry. She was escorted by HMS Kihna (Cdr.(Retd.) T.J.T.C. Jenks, RN). (2)

3 Aug 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) arrived at Londonderry. She had arrived at Londonderry with engine defects. (2)

17 Aug 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with aircraft. (2)

18 Aug 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with aircraft. (2)

21 Aug 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) conducted exercises off Lough Foyle. (2)

22 Aug 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Oxford Castle (T/Lt. H.E. Holden, DSC, RNR) and aircraft. (2)

23 Aug 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) conducted exercises off Lough Foyle. (2)

24 Aug 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Bazely (A/Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) J.W. Cooper, RNR), HMS Calder (T/A/Lt.Cdr. E. Playne, RNVR) and HMS Pasley (Lt. P.G.R. Mitchell, RN). (2)

26 Aug 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) conducted trials with American ammunition for her 8.8cm gun. (2)

29 Aug 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with aircraft. HrMs O 10 ended the day with more engine defects. (2)

15 Sep 1944
Not being fit fur further A/S running, HrMs O 10 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN), departed Londonderry for Rothesay. She was escorted by HMS Loch Tulla (A/Ch.Skr. J. Flett, RNR). (2)

16 Sep 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) arrived at Rothesay. (2)

2 Oct 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) departed Rothesay for Dundee. She made the passage together with HrMs O 9 (Lt.Cdr. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN). They were escorted by HNoMS Narvik. (2)

8 Oct 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) arrived at Dundee. (2)

11 Oct 1944
Being unfit for further service, HrMs O 10 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN), was decommissioned and laid up at Dundee. (2)


Submarine HNMS O 9 (P 09)


28 Oct 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Dundee. (3)

29 Oct 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Dundee. (3)

30 Oct 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Dundee. (3)

3 Nov 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) conducted exercises off Dundee together with HrMs Dolfijn (Lt.Cdr. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN). (3)

7 Nov 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) conducted exercises off Dundee. (3)

16 Nov 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) conducted exercises off Dundee.

Due to the many defects and the age of the boat it was decided to decommission HrMs O 9. (3)


Submarine HNMS Zeehond (N 73)


12 Apr 1945
HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) departed Dundee for Lerwick. She was escorted by HMS Loch Monteith (T/Lt. W.E. Turner, RNVR). (4)

13 Apr 1945
HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) arrived at Lerwick. (5)

14 Apr 1945
HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) departed Lerwick for Scapa Flow. She was escorted by HMS Loch Monteith (T/Lt. W.E. Turner, RNVR). (5)

15 Apr 1945
HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) arrived at Scapa Flow. (5)

17 Apr 1945
HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) conducted exercises off Scapa Flow with HMS Trusty (Lt. W. St.G. Anderson, DSC, RNR). (5)

18 Apr 1945
HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) conducted exercises off Scapa Flow with HMS Trusty (Lt. W. St.G. Anderson, DSC, RNR). (5)

21 Apr 1945
HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Scapa Flow with ORP Garland (Lt. K. Hess, ORP). (5)

23 Apr 1945
HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) conducted exercises off Scapa Flow. (5)

24 Apr 1945
HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) departed Scapa Flow for Dundee. She made the passage south together with ORP Dzik (Lt. A. Klopotowski, ORP) and FFS Curie (Lt. P.J. Chailley). They were escorted by HMS Ebor Abbey (T.Skr. G.H. Harwood, RNR). (5)

25 Apr 1945
HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) arrived at Dundee. (5)

30 Apr 1945
HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) was docked at Dundee. (5)

8 May 1945
HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) was undocked. (5)

29 Jun 1945
HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) was docked at Dundee. (5)

10 Jul 1945
HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) was undocked. (5)

7 Aug 1945
HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) departed Dundee for Rotterdam. (5)

9 Aug 1945
HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) arrived at Rotterdam. (5)

6 Sep 1945
HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) departed Rotterdam for Dundee. (5)

8 Sep 1945
HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) arrived at Dundee. (5)

Sources

  1. File 2.12.03.6399 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  2. File 2.12.03.6385 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  3. File 2.12.03.6373 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  4. 2.12.03.7152 (Dutch Archives, The Hague)
  5. 2.12.03.7153 (Dutch Archives, The Hague)


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