Member of Class
K III
Boat
K III
Sister Ships
K III, K IV

 

K III departing Vlissingen, 4 Sep 1920 K III departing Vlissingen, 4 Sep 1920

 

1915

?24 July 1915: K III is ordered.

15 July 1915: K III is laid down at the K.M. De Schelde shipyard in Vlissingen.

1919

12 Aug 1919: K III is launched.

1920

9 July 1920: K III is commissioned to the Royal Netherlands Navy.

9 July 1920 - 29 Nov 1922: K III is under the command of Ltz. I  F.W. Coster.

4 Sep - 18 Dec 1920: K III leaves Vlissingen and sails via Ferrol, Algiers, Malta, Alexandria, Port Said, Suez Canal, Aden, Colombo, Padang and Tandjong Priok (Batavia/Jakarta) to Soerabaja. K III is the first Dutch submarine to make this trip unescorted.

K III departing Vlissingen, 4 Sep 1920 K III departing Vlissingen, 4 Sep 1920

18 Dec 1920: K III arrives in the Dutch East Indies.

1922

29 Nov 1922 - 15 Jan 1925: K III is under the command of Ltz. I  D.C.M. Hetterschij.

1925

10 July 1925 - 12 June 1926: K III is under the command of Ltz. I  J.C. Cornelis.

1926

10 July 1926 - 1 June 1929: K III is under the command of Ltz. II  / Ltz. I  W.F.H. Backer.

1929

1 June - 15 July 1929: K III is under the command of Ltz. II  H.F. Bach Kolling.

15 July - 1 Oct 1929: K III is under the command of Ltz. I  W.F.H. Backer.

1930

According to H.M. van Bemmelen his files he also commanded the K III, unfortunately the dates of this command are not in his files. But is was probably some time in 1930-31.

1 Aug 1930 - 1 Sep 1931: K III is under the command of ?

1931

1 Sep - 26 Sep 1931: K III is under the command of Ltz. I  J.H. Solkesz.

26 Sep 1931 - 10 Feb 1932: K III is under the command of ?

1932

10 Feb - 1 Nov 1932: K III is under the command of Ltz. I  J.H. Solkesz.

1934

K III is decommissioned and scrapped in the Dutch East Indies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you have any comments, corrections, additions or do you have material like stories, photos or other data available for this or any other page on this website? Then please do not hesitate to contact us at webmaster@dutchsubmarines.com

 


Jolly Roger Home Classes Boats Tenders News Export Jolly Roger
R&D Men Books Pictures Links
Models M-media Specials Forum Search Help US !
Copyright 1997-2006 - Design and content DutchSubmarines.com