HNLMS Van Meerlant



DescriptionOn 4 June 1941 the Dutch minelayer HNLMS Van Meerlant struck a mine and sunk off Minster Abbey, Thames Estuary. Of the crew aboard 42 were killed.
Year1941
Nationaliy of ShipNetherlands
Lives Lost42
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HNLMS_Van_Meerlant