Baron Rudolph Willem van Lynden, RNN

Born  13 Jan 1913Zwolle, Netherlands
Died  2 Dec 2006(93)Noordwijk, Netherlands


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Ranks

17 Aug 1935 luitenant ter zee 3e klasse (S.Lt.)
17 Aug 1937 luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.)
16 Aug 1945 luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.)
1 May 1955 kapitein-luitenant ter zee (Cdr.)
1 Apr 1960 kapitein ter zee (Capt.)
1 Jun 1965 schout bij nacht (Rear-Admiral)

Retired: 1 Sep 1968


Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Rudolph Willem van Lynden, RNN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HNMS O 9 (P 09)luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.)Submarine20 Mar 19441 Oct 1944
HNMS O 15 (N 15 / P 15)luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.)Submarine1 Oct 194416 Apr 1945
HNMS O 15 (N 15 / P 15)luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.)Submarine22 Apr 194512 Sep 1945

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Submarine HNMS O 9 (P 09)


20 Mar 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with Mounsey (Lt. F.A.J. Andrew, RN). (1)

21 Mar 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with Mounsey (Lt. F.A.J. Andrew, RN) and HMS Lawson (Lt. J.P. Somerville, RN). (1)

22 Mar 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Kilbride (Lt. H.O. L’Estrange, DSC, RNR). (1)

23 Mar 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Kilbride (Lt. H.O. L’Estrange, DSC, RNR), HMS Helmsdale (Cdr. C.W. McMullen, RN), HMS Bayntun (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Wright, RD, RNR), an unidentified vessel (unable to read the name in the log of HrMs O 9) and HMS Clover (Lt. T.E. Fanshawe, DSC, RNR). (1)

24 Mar 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Lotus (Lt. C.S. Thomas, RNR). (1)

25 Mar 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Lotus (Lt. C.S. Thomas, RNR). (1)

2 Apr 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Dahlia (Lt. G.V. Ward, DSC, RNR). (1)

8 Apr 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMCS Matane (Lt.Cdr. A.F.C. Layard, DSO, RN), HMCS Swansea (A/Cdr. C.A. King, DSO, DSC, RCNR), HMCS Stormont (T/Skr.Lt. G.A. Myra, RCNR), HMCS Owen Sound (T/Skr.Lt. J.M. Watson, RCNR) and HMS Abelia (A/Lt.Cdr. O.G. Stuart, RCNVR). (1)

9 Apr 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMCS Matane (Lt.Cdr. A.F.C. Layard, DSO, RN) and HMS Abelia (A/Lt.Cdr. O.G. Stuart, RCNVR). (1)

12 Apr 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMCS Bittersweet (T/A/Lt.Cdr. F.B. Brooks-Hill, RCNVR), HMCS La Malbaie (T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.S. Davis, RCNVR), HMCS Prince Rupert (T/Lt.Cdr. R.W. Draney, RCNR), HMCS Saskatchewan (T/Lt.Cdr. A.H. Easton, DSC, RCNR), HMCS Eyebright (T/Lt. H.L. Quinn, RCNVR), HMCS Napanee (T/Lt. S. Henderson, RCNR) and HMCS Forrest Hill (T/Lt. E.U. Jones, RCNVR). (1)

13 Apr 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMCS Forrest Hill (T/Lt. E.U. Jones, RCNVR), HMCS Eyebright (T/Lt. H.L. Quinn, RCNVR), HMCS La Malbaie (T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.S. Davis, RCNVR), HMCS Long Branch (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.B. Taylor, RCNR) and HMS Keats (T/A/Lt.Cdr. N.F. Israel, RNR). (1)

14 Apr 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMCS Long Branch (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.B. Taylor, RCNR) and aircraft. (1)

15 Apr 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with aircraft. (1)

16 Apr 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMCS Cape Breton (T/Lt.Cdr. A.M. McLarnon, RCNR) and HMCS Outremont (T/A/Lt.Cdr. H. Freeland, DSO, RCNR). (1)

21 Apr 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Hesperus (Cdr. G.V. Legassick, RD, RNR) and HMS Gardiner (Lt. W.G.H. Bolton, DSC, RNR). (1)

22 Apr 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Hesperus (Cdr. G.V. Legassick, RD, RNR), HMS Gardiner (Lt. W.G.H. Bolton, DSC, RNR) and aircraft. (1)

23 Apr 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Flint Castle (T/Lt. N. Harrison, RNVR), HMS Oxford Castle (T/Lt. H.E. Holden, DSC, RNR), HMS Rushen Castle (T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.C. Warwick, DSC, RNR), HMS Vidette (Lt. P.J. Stoner, RN), HMS Chelmer (T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.A. Cherry, RNR) and HMS Swale (Lt.Cdr. J. Jackson, DSC, RNR). (1)

24 Apr 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Ekins (T/Lt. G.G. Bonner-Davies, RN), HMS Nasturtium (T/A/Lt.Cdr. W.N. Bishop-Laggett, RNR) and HMS Abelia (A/Lt.Cdr. O.G. Stuart, RCNVR). (1)

28 Apr 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with aircraft. (1)

29 Apr 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with aircraft. (1)

1 May 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) departed Londonderry for Rothesay. She was escorted by HMS Kihna (A/Cdr.(Retd.) A.R.W. Sayle, RD, RNR). (1)

2 May 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) arrived at Rothesay. (1)

20 May 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) was docked at Rothesay. (1)

25 May 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) was undocked. (1)

30 May 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) shifted from Rothesay to Campbeltown. (1)

31 May 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR) and HMS Spaniel. (1)

1 Jun 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Valena (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A. McKinlay, RNR). (1)

2 Jun 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR). (1)

6 Jun 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR) and HMS Ambuscade (Lt. H. Hutchinson, RN). (1)

7 Jun 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Valena (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A. McKinlay, RNR). (1)

8 Jun 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR) and HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RD, RNR). (1)

11 Jun 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR). (1)

14 Jun 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR) and HMS Ambuscade (Lt. J. Mayling, RN). (1)

15 Jun 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR) and HMS Ambuscade (Lt. H. Hutchinson, RN). (1)

16 Jun 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bretwalda (Skr. J.B. Henderson, RNR). (1)

18 Jun 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel. (1)

19 Jun 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR) and HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RD, RNR). (1)

20 Jun 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with aircraft. (1)

21 Jun 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted exercises off Campbeltown with HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena, RNN(R)). (1)

25 Jun 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Spaniel. (1)

26 Jun 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (1)

27 Jun 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Spaniel. (1)

28 Jun 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Valena (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A. McKinlay, RNR). (1)

30 Jun 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and the French corvette Lobelia. (1)

2 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (1)

3 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN). (1)

4 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (1)

5 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) and HMS Vulpine (T/Lt. P.S. Thirsk, DSC, RNR) conducted attack exercises off Campbeltown with each other. (2)

6 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bretwalda (Skr. J.B. Henderson, RNR) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR). (1)

10 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN). (1)

11 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR). (1)

12 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (1)

13 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (1)

14 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR) and HMS Valena (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A. McKinlay, RNR). (1)

16 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) and HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted exercises off Campbeltown with each other. (3)

17 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bretwalda (Skr. J.B. Henderson, RNR) and HMS Valena (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A. McKinlay, RNR). (4)

18 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RD, RNR). (4)

19 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR). (4)

20 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR). (4)

23 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Aquamarine (T/Lt. M. Hellyer, RNVR) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR). (4)

24 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RD, RNR). (4)

26 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR) and HMS Bamborough Castle (T/Lt. M.S. Work, DSC and Bar, RNR). (4)

28 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RD, RNR). (4)

30 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bretwalda (Skr. J.B. Henderson, RNR) and HMS Aquamarine (T/Lt. M. Hellyer, RNVR). (4)

1 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Tintagel Castle (Lt. R. Atkinson, DSC, RNR), HMS Allington Castle (T/A/Lt.Cdr. W.G. Ogden, DSC, RNVR) and HMS Cygnet (Cdr. D.M. MacLean, RD, RNR). (4)

2 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (4)

3 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bamborough Castle (T/Lt. M.S. Work, DSC and Bar, RNR) and HMCS Arnprior (T/Lt. S.D. Thom, DSC, RCNVR). (4)

6 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN). (4)

7 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMCS Arnprior (T/Lt. S.D. Thom, DSC, RCNVR). (4)

9 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMCS Arnprior (T/Lt. S.D. Thom, DSC, RCNVR). (4)

10 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (4)

11 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RD, RNR) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR). (4)

14 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bretwalda (Skr. J.B. Henderson, RNR) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR). (4)

15 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (4)

16 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with aircraft. (4)

17 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR). (4)

18 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RD, RNR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (4)

20 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Buttercup (T/Lt. W.A.M.J. Libert, RNR). (4)

21 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with aircraft. (4)

22 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR). (4)

23 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Buttercup (T/Lt. W.A.M.J. Libert, RNR). (4)

24 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Buttercup (T/Lt. W.A.M.J. Libert, RNR). (4)

25 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR). (4)

27 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HNoMS Tunsberg Castle. (4)

28 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR) and HMS Buttercup (T/Lt. W.A.M.J. Libert, RNR). (4)

30 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RD, RNR) and HMS Spaniel. (4)

1 Sep 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS PC 74 (A/Lt.Cdr. A. Richardson, RNR) and HMS Spaniel. (4)

2 Sep 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR) and HMS Wellington (Cdr. G.A. Thring, DSO, RN). (4)

4 Sep 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RD, RNR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (4)

5 Sep 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RD, RNR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (4)

6 Sep 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR). (4)

8 Sep 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR). (4)

10 Sep 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (4)

11 Sep 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RD, RNR). (4)

12 Sep 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS PC 74 (A/Lt.Cdr. A. Richardson, RNR) and HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR). (4)

14 Sep 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR). (4)

15 Sep 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) shifted from Campbeltown to Rothesay. (4)


Submarine HNMS O 15 (N 15 / P 15)


1 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. W.C.M. de Jonge van Ellemeet, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with the armed yachts HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RNR) and HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN). (5)

2 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN). and HMS Bretwalda (Skr. J.B. Henderson, RNR). (5)

4 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN). (5)

5 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with the armed yachts HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RNR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (5)

6 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Camellia (T/Lt. G.W. Charlton, DSC, RNR). (5)

8 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN). (5)

9 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN). (5)

10 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (5)

11 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (5)

12 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RNR) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR). (5)

13 Oct 1944
While en-route from Campbeltown to the exercise area HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) is rammed by HMS Bretwalda (Skr. J.B. Henderson, RNR). The next morning, during a dive, minor damage to the Starboard propeller and the pressure hull is discovered. Arrangements were made for repairs.

After being rammed O 15 continued to the exercise area and conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RNR) and HMS Valena (T/Lt. H. Trefusis, RNVR). (5)

15 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Valena (T/Lt. H. Trefusis, RNVR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (5)

16 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bretwalda (Skr. J.B. Henderson, RNR) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR). (5)

17 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bretwalda and HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN). (5)

18 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (5)

19 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bretwalda (Skr. R.W. Denny, RNR) and HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN). (5)

22 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (5)

23 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR).

24 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Radiant (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (5)

25 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) shifted from Campbeltown to Rothesay. (5)

27 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) departed Rothesay for the exercise area off Campbeltown. There she conducted A/S exercises with HMS Bretwalda (Skr. R.W. Denny, RNR) and HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN). Upon completion of the exercises O 15 went to Campbeltown. (5)

29 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bretwalda (Skr. R.W. Denny, RNR) and HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN). (5)

31 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Valena (T/Lt. H. Trefusis, RNVR). (5)

1 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Valena (T/Lt. H. Trefusis, RNVR). (5)

2 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RNR) and HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN). (5)

3 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR) and HMS Radiant (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (5)

4 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bulldog (Lt.Cdr. C.G. Walker, RN) and HMS Wallflower (T/A/Lt.Cdr. T.D. Bennett, RNR). (5)

6 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Loch Killin (Lt.Cdr. S. Darling, RANVR) and HMS Wallflower (T/Lt. A.C. Martyn, RNVR). (5)

8 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RNR) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR). (5)

9 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Crane (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Jenkins, RN). (5)

10 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Bluebell (Lt. G.H. Walker, DSC, RNVR). (5)

12 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR) and HMS Radiant (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (5)

13 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises with aircraft. (5)

14 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Spaniel. (5)

15 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with aircraft. (5)

16 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) shifted from Campbeltown to Rothesay. (5)

18 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) departed Rothesay for Dundee. She made the passage together with HrMs Zeehond (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN). The submarines were escorted by HMS Castlenau (T/Skr. G. Wood, RNR). (5)

19 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN), HrMs Zeehond (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) and their escort HMS Castlenau (T/Skr. G. Wood, RNR) arrive at Tobermory. (5)

20 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN), HrMs Zeehond (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) and their escort HMS Castlenau (T/Skr. G. Wood, RNR) shifted from Tobemory to Loch Alsh. (5)

21 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN), HrMs Zeehond (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) and their escort HMS Castlenau (T/Skr. G. Wood, RNR) shifted from Loch Alsh to Stornoway. (5)

23 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN), HrMs Zeehond (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) and their escort HMS Castlenau (T/Skr. G. Wood, RNR) shifted from Stornoway to Loch Eriboll. (5)

24 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN), HrMs Zeehond (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) and their escort HMS Castlenau (T/Skr. G. Wood, RNR) departed Loch Eriboll to continue their passage to Dundee. (5)

25 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN), HrMs Zeehond (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) and their escort HMS Castlenau (T/Skr. G. Wood, RNR) arrived at Dundee. (5)

26 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) commenced a refit at Dundee. The refit was done for the most part by her own crew. (5)

8 Jan 1945
With her (self-)refit completed HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) is now used for the training of Dutch submarine crews. (5)

20 Feb 1945
HrMs O 23 (Lt.Cdr. A.J. Schouwenaar, RNN) and HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) both conducted exercises of Dundee. They made pratice attacks on each other. (5)

21 Feb 1945
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted a practive attack on HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN). (5)

22 Feb 1945
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) and HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) both conducted exercises of Dundee. They made pratice attacks on each other. (5)

28 Feb 1945
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) and HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) both conducted exercises of Dundee. They made pratice attacks on each other. (5)

6 Mar 1945
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) and HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) both conducted exercises of Dundee. They made pratice attacks on each other. (5)

7 Mar 1945
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) and HrMs Dolfijn (Lt.Cdr. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) both conducted exercises of Dundee. O 15 made one practice attack on Dolfijn. (5)

13 Mar 1945
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) and ORP Dzik (Lt. A. Klopotowski, ORP) both conducted exercises of Dundee. They made pratice attacks on each other. (5)

28 Mar 1945
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) and HrMs Zeehond (Lt. S.H. de Boer, RNN) both conducted exercises of Dundee. They made pratice attacks on each other. (5)

30 Apr 1945
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) was docked at Dundee. (5)

23 May 1945
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) was undocked. (5)

27 Jun 1945
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) departed Dundee for Rotterdam.

30 Jun 1945
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) arrived at Rotterdam.

23 Jul 1945
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) departed Rotterdam for Dundee.

25 Jul 1945
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) arrived at Dundee.

12 Sep 1945
HrMs O 15 (Lt.Cdr. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) was decommissioned at Dundee.

Sources

  1. File 2.12.03.6372 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  2. File 2.12.03.6372 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands) + ADM 173/19456
  3. File 2.12.03.6373 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands) + ADM 173/19318
  4. File 2.12.03.6373 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  5. File 2.12.03.6400 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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


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