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|Ship name= HNLMS ''Jan van Amstel''
 
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|Ship builder=P. Smit, Rotterdam
 
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|Ship laid down=21 March 1936
 
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|Ship launched= 27 August 1936
 
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|Ship commissioned= 15 March 1937
 
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|Ship fate= Sunk, 8 March 1942
 
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|Ship class= {{sclass|Jan van Amstel|minesweeper||ship}}
 
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|Ship propulsion=2 × Yarrow 3-drum boilers<br/ >2 × [[Stork B.V.|Stork]] triple expansion engines, {{convert|1600|ihp|0|abbr=on}}<br/ >2 shafts<br/ >110 tons fuel oil
 
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|Ship armament=• 1 × {{convert|3|in|mm|abbr=on}} gun<br/ >• 2 × twin .50-calibre machine guns
 
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'''HNLMS ''Jan van Amstel''''' was a {{sclass|Jan van Amstel|minesweeper||ship}} of the [[Royal Netherlands Navy]] that served in [[World War II]].
 
'''HNLMS ''Jan van Amstel''''' was a {{sclass|Jan van Amstel|minesweeper||ship}} of the [[Royal Netherlands Navy]] that served in [[World War II]].
   
 
==Service history==
 
==Service history==
''Jan van Amstel'' was damaged by an air attack at [[Surabaya]] on 6 March 1942, which killed 23 of her crew.
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''Jan van Amstel'' was damaged by an air attack at Surabaya on 6 March 1942, which killed 23 of her crew.
   
After the [[Battle of Java (1942)|capitulation of all forces]] on [[Java]] ''Jan van Amstel'' attempted to escape to Australia, but was intercepted and engaged by a Japanese destroyer on 8 March 1942 in the [[Madura Strait]]. She was sunk with heavy loss of life.
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After the [[Battle of Java (1942)|capitulation of all forces]] on Java ''Jan van Amstel'' attempted to escape to Australia, but was intercepted and engaged by a Japanese destroyer on 8 March 1942 in the Madura Strait. She was sunk with heavy loss of life.
   
 
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Latest revision as of 03:34, 29 October 2019

HNLMS Jan van Amstel (1937)
HNLMS Jan van Amstel
Career (Netherlands)
Name: HNLMS Jan van Amstel
Builder: P. Smit, Rotterdam
Laid down: 21 March 1936
Launched: 27 August 1936
Commissioned: 15 March 1937
Fate: Sunk, 8 March 1942
General characteristics
Class & type: Jan van Amstel-class minesweeper
Displacement: 460 long tons (467 t)
Length: 56.8 m (186 ft 4 in)
Beam: 7.8 m (25 ft 7 in)
Draft: 2.2 m (7 ft 3 in)
Propulsion: 2 × Yarrow 3-drum boilers
2 × Stork triple expansion engines, 1,600 ihp (1,193 kW)
2 shafts
110 tons fuel oil
Speed: 15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph)
Complement: 45
Armament: • 1 × 3 in (76 mm) gun
• 2 × twin .50-calibre machine guns

HNLMS Jan van Amstel was a Jan van Amstel-class minesweeper of the Royal Netherlands Navy that served in World War II.

Service history[]

Jan van Amstel was damaged by an air attack at Surabaya on 6 March 1942, which killed 23 of her crew.

After the capitulation of all forces on Java Jan van Amstel attempted to escape to Australia, but was intercepted and engaged by a Japanese destroyer on 8 March 1942 in the Madura Strait. She was sunk with heavy loss of life.

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