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HNMS Kortenaer (KN)

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Navy Royal NetherlandsNavy
Type Destroyer
Class Admiralen
Pennant KN
Built by Burgerhout Scheepswerf en Machinefabriek, Rotterdam
Laid down 24 Aug 1925
Launched 28 Apr 1927
Commissioned 3 Sep 1928
Lost 27 Feb 1942
Lost Position 06.29S, 112.05E  Battle of the Java Sea
  HrMs Kortenaer (Lt.Cdr. Antonie Kroese) was sunk by a Japanese torpedo, most likely from the heavy cruiser Haguro , during the Battle of the Java Sea in position 06º29'S, 112º05'E. 56 of her crew were killed and 2 DOW in this action.


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