HNMS Abraham van der Hulst
Minesweeper of the Jan van Amstel class
|Navy||The Royal Dutch Navy|
|Class||Jan van Amstel|
|Built by||Gusto (Schiedam, Holland)|
|Laid down||13 Nov 1936|
|Launched||31 May 1937|
|Commissioned||11 Oct 1937|
|Lost||14 May 1940|
HrMs Abraham van der Hulst (Luitenant 1e Klasse Pieter Wentholt) was scuttled at Enkhuizen to prevent capture by the Germans. She was nonetheless salvaged by the Germans and recommissioned into the Kriegsmarine as M 553 but was sunk by a mine on 21 April 1944.
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Commands listed for HNMS Abraham van der Hulst
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|1||luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Fredericus Henricus Maria van Straelen, RNN||5 Jul 1938||9 Sep 1939|
|2||luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Pieter Wentholt, RNN||9 Sep 1939||14 May 1940|
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