HNMS O 11
Submarine of the O 9 class
|Navy||The Royal Dutch Navy|
|Built by||Feijenoord (Schiedam, Holland)|
|Ordered||30 Aug 1921|
|Laid down||24 Dec 1922|
|Launched||19 Mar 1925|
|Commissioned||18 Jan 1926|
|Lost||14 May 1940|
Scuttled at Den Helder on 14 May 1940 to prevent capture by the Germans.
Commands listed for HNMS O 11
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|1||luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Hendrikus Abraham Waldemar Goossens, RNN||24 Aug 1939||6 Mar 1940|
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Notable events involving O 11 include:
6 Mar 1940
HrMs O 11 (Lt. H.A.W. Goossens, RNN) is accidentaly rammed and sunk by the Dutch guard vessel BV 3 (tug Amsterdam) while leaving Den Helder harbour. Three of the crew are killed. The submarine is salvaged and taken to the Navy Yard to undergo repairs.
When Germany invaded the Netherlands these repairs had not been completed and O 11 was scuttled to prevent her from being captured.