V & W Destroyers - A Developmental History

V & W Destroyers - A Developmental History

Type 42 Destroyer HMS Southampton (Lanasta)

Type 42 Destroyer HMS Southampton (Lanasta)

Destroyer HNLMS Kortenaer (Lanasta)

Rindert van Zinderen Bakker

HNLMS Kortenaer was in action in the Battle of the Java Sea on 27 February 1942, where she was torpedoed by the Japanese cruiser Haguro. An eyewitness, recorded that Kortenaer about 700 yards bearing 80 relative was struck on the starboard quarter by a torpedo, blew up, turned over, and sank at once leaving only a jackknifed bow and stern a few feet above the surface.
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HNLMS Kortenaer was in action in the Battle of the Java Sea on 27 February 1942, where she was torpedoed by the Japanese cruiser Haguro. An eyewitness, recorded that Kortenaer about 700 yards bearing 80 relative was struck on the starboard quarter by a torpedo, blew up, turned over, and sank at once leaving only a jackknifed bow and stern a few feet above the surface.

ISBN: 9789086161980
Format: Paperback
Author(s): Rindert van Zinderen Bakker
First Publishment Date: 01 October 2018
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