HNLMS Kortenaer



DescriptionOn 27 February 1942, HNLMS Kortenaer along with HNLMS Java and HNLMS De Ruyter and other allied cruisers and destroyers led a sortie against Japanese warships in an attempt to stop the Japanese invasion fleet in the Battle of the Java Sea. 56-59 of the crews were killed.
Year1942
Nationaliy of ShipNetherlands
Lives Lost58
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HNLMS_Kortenaer_(1927)