Allied Warships

HNMS Bangkalan

Minelayer of the Bangkalan class

NavyThe Royal Dutch Navy
Built byNederlands-Indische Scheepsbouw en Kustvaart Maatschappij (Lasem, Netherlands East Indies) 
Laid down 
Launched 1926 
Commissioned16 Feb 1942 
Lost2 Mar 1942 

Commissioned as auxiliary minelayer on 16 February 1942.
Scuttled by her own crew at Soerabaya on 2 March 1942 to prevent her capture by the Japanese.

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Commands listed for HNMS Bangkalan

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1luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Herman Nicolaas Sax, RNN(R) 2 Mar 1942

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