Allied Warships

HNMS Eland Dubois

Minesweeper of the Jan van Amstel class

NavyThe Royal Dutch Navy
ClassJan van Amstel 
Built byGusto (Schiedam, The Netherlands) 
Laid down21 Mar 1936 
Launched24 Oct 1936 
Commissioned21 Jun 1937 
Lost8 Mar 1942 

HrMs Eland Dubois (Lt. Hendrik de Jong, RNN(R)) was scuttled near Gili Genteng because of defects making escape to Australia hopeless. The crew transferred to the Jan van Amstel, but she was sunk with heavy loss of life the same day.

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Commands listed for HNMS Eland Dubois

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1luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Johannes Abraham Agelink van Rentergem, RNN2 Sep 193920 Mar 1941
2luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Hendrik de Jong, RNN(R)20 Mar 19418 Mar 1942 (+)

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