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J.H. van Bastelaar
Jolly Roger

 

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Josephus Henricus van Bastelaar
 
December 31th 1907, Stoppeldijk December 19th 1941, Siam Golf

         
Ranks J.H. van Bastelaar. (Photo:  Collection A. Verheijden). Decorations
App. Tm 1926, 30 Jul OHK posthumous
Kpl. Tm 1929, 1 Aug ?1949, Nov
Sgt. Tm 1936, 15 Apr    
       
       
   
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
         
Chronology
1926, 30 July Student torpedomaker at Den Helder
1929, 15 May       W-Education at Kaderschool
1929, 1 August       Corporal Torpedomaker
1929, 3 December     Stationed on board training and accommodation ship Hr.Ms."Schorpioen"
1930, 28 March
    Stationed at "De Kooij" at Texel for the training of aviator
1931, 5 March       Stationed at "De Mok" at Texel for the training of aviator
1931, 23 September       Was forced to end aviator-training
1931, 25 September       Stationed on board training and accommodation ship Hr.Ms."Schorpioen"
1931, 6 November       Stationed an board G.S.S. "Rigel"
1931, 11 December       Sailed to D.E.I.
1932, 20 February H.K.O. (?)
1933, 16 January       Stationed at the Submarine Service
1935, 10 January - 1935, 1 March   Stationed on board destroyer Hr.Ms. "Kortenaer" due to the repatriating
 back to the Netherlands
1935, 19 March       Stationed on board training and accommodation ship Hr.Ms."Schorpioen"
1935, 22 April - ?   Stationed at Submarine Service
1935, 19 October - 1936, 14 April   Stationed on board training and accommodation ship Hr.Ms."Schorpioen"
1936, 15 April     Stationed at Submarine Service
1938, 20 September - 1938, 12 December Stationed on board Hr.Ms. "O 12" as Sgt. Torpedomaker
1938, 13 December - 1939, 20 April Stationed at Submarine Service
1939, 21 April - 1939, 20 August Stationed on board Hr.Ms. "K XX" - submarine was still being built
1939, 21 August - 1942, 19 December Sgt. Torpedomaker Hr.Ms. "O 20" - Hr.Ms. "K XX" was renamed
 Hr.Ms. "O 20" - submarine is now operational
1939, 2 October - 1941, 19 December Sailed to D.E.I. via Panama Canal
1941, 19 December Killed in action - approximately 25 miles East of Kota Bharu (Gulf of Siam)
 Click here for more information on this tragedy.

Civilian career
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Related pages
History of submarine O 20
Diving the O 20 wreck
Lost Dutch Submarine Service personnel

Notes
Nickname: ?

 

This is an photo of an unknown sub with supplies on the deck, In the centre O 10 and in the background O 9. In the foreground, smoking a cigarette, J.H. van Bastelaar. During WWII J.H. is lost on board the O 20. Den Helder, 1935 or about.  Note the cover on the net cutter and hanging escape mask / smoke hood.  (Photo:  L. van Bastelaar).

This is an photo of an unknown sub with supplies on the deck, In the centre O 10 and in the background O 9. In the foreground, smoking a cigarette, J.H. van Bastelaar. Den Helder, 1935 or about.  Note the cover on the net cutter and the hanging escape mask / smoke hood.  (Photo: L. van Bastelaar). Click here for more info on this photo.

 

 

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Edited by co-webmaster Michael A. van der Hoeden.

Main sources: Alfons Verheijden, cousin of J.H. van Bastelaar

 

 

 

 

 

 

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