Member of Class
O 6
Boat
O 6
Sister Ships
none

 

O 6 ready for trials, Vlissingen 1916. Note the Dutch colours, the Netherlands were neutral in WWI, painted on the bow. (Photo: Collection Peter Clisby). O 6 ready for trials, Vlissingen 1916. Note the Dutch colours, the Netherlands were neutral in WWI, painted on the bow. (Photo:  Collection Peter Clisby).

1913

8 May 1913: O 6 is ordered.

1914

2 or 21 May 1914: O 6 is laid down at the K.M. De Schelde shipyard in Vlissingen.

1915

10 June 1915 or 15 July 1916: O 6 is launched.

1916

10 June 1915 or 15 July 1916: O 6 is launched.

5 Dec 1916: O 6 is commissioned to the Royal Netherlands Navy.

5 Dec - 16 Dec 1916: O 6 is under the command of Ltz. I  J.M. de Booy.

16 Dec 1916 - 23 Sep 1918: O 6 is under the command of Ltz. I  D. van Nijmegen Schonegevel.

World War I

The Netherlands is neutral.

O 6 is based at Den Helder.

1918

23 Sep - 18 Dec 1918: O 6 is under the command of Ltz. I  J.M. de Booy.

18 Dec 1918 - 1 Apr 1919: O 6 is under the command of Ltz. II  Baron J.H van der Bel.

1919

1 Apr 1919 - 1 May 1920: O 6 is under the command of Ltz. I  W.K. Maurits.

1920

7 Jul 1920: O 6 departs from Vlissingen (Netherlands) for a trip to Odda, Bergen, Gudfangen, Tretheim, Balholmen, Karnsund and back to Vlissingen via Veere. Date of arrival in probably 23 June 1920.

1 May 1920 - 1 Apr 1922: O 6 is under the command of Ltz. II  / Ltz. I  Baron C.J. van Asbeck.

1921

2 May - 12 May 1921: O 6 and O 8 make a trip to Le Havre (France).

1922

1 Apr 1922 - 30 Jan 1923: O 6 is under the command of Ltz. I  J.W.A.A. Heijdt.

1923

June 1923: O 6 is the first submarine used by Prof. Dr. F.A. Vening Meinesz, B.Sc. in order to conduct gravity measurements. This first submarine test is conducted on the North Sea.

For more information about these gravity measurements and the Professor's submarine voyages read the book Meinesz - East Indies 1931.

30 Jan - 6 Feb 1923: O 6 is under the command of Ltz. II  K.G. Bron.

6 Feb - 16 Mar 1923: O 6 is under the command of Ltz. II  J.H. Solkesz.

1924

14 Feb - 4 Mar 1924: O 6 is under the command of Ltz. II  J.J.L. Willinge.

4 Mar 1924 - 1 Jun 1925: O 6 is under the command of Ltz. II  J.L.K. Hoeke.

1925

1 Jun 1925 - 1 Apr 1926: O 6 is under the command of Ltz. I  G.T.J. Roorda.

1927

14 Jan 1927 - 1930: O 6 is under the command of Ltz. II  G Mante.

1935

1935 - 13 Jan 1936: O 6 is under the command of Ltz. II  G.B.M. van Erkel.

1936

13 Jan - Nov 1936: O 6 is under the command of Ltz. II  C.A.J. van Well Groeneveld.

Nov 1936: O 6 is decommissioned.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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