Aart Hopman as a Lieutenant Commander, Royal Netherlands Navy, 1939-1952, and Royal Australian Navy 1954-1977, interviewed by Ian Fulton

Accession Number S05091
Collection type Sound
Object type Oral history
Physical description digital audio file; wave; 96kHz; 24 bit; stereo
Maker Hopman, Aart
Fulton, Ian
Fulton, Ian
Date made 16 March 2011
Access Open
Conflict Period 1950-1959
Period 1970-1979
Period 1960-1969
Second World War, 1939-1945
Period 1940-1949
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Source credit to AWM Oral History Program
Description

Aart Hopman was a submariner with the Royal Netherlands Navy and was based in Western Australia during the Second World War. He married an Australian girl and they later settled in Australia, where Aart joined the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). After a period of time at sea as the Captain of HMAS Emu, Aart was appointed as Assistant Director Naval Intelligence Technical (ADNIT), a position he held until he retired from the RAN in 1977.
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