Allied Warships

HNMS Gouden Leeuw

Minelayer of the Prins van Oranje class

NavyThe Royal Dutch Navy
ClassPrins van Oranje 
Built byDe Maas (Slikkerveer, Holland) 
Laid down23 Sep 1930 
Launched9 Sep 1931 
Commissioned24 Feb 1932 
Lost7 Mar 1942 

Scuttled by her own crew at Soerabaya on 7 March 1942 to prevent her capture by the Japanese.

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Commands listed for HNMS Gouden Leeuw

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1luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Eugenius Cornelis Johannes van der Horst, RNN23 Dec 19407 Mar 1942

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