• Dutch merchant shipping losses in the Pacific war (vessels over 1,000 Tons)

    Ambo

    Ship Ambo
    Tonnage 7,691 Tons
    Operator LC (NITM)
    Fate Scuttled at Surabaya to prevent capture (later raised by Japanese).
    Date 6 March 1942
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    Anastasia

    Ship Anastasia
    Tonnage 3,029 Tons
    Operator LC (NITM)
    Fate Scuttled at Tandjong Priok to prevent capture (later raised by Japanese).
    Date 3 March 1942
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    Angelina

    Ship Angelina
    Tonnage 2,086 Tons
    Operator LC (NITM)
    Fate Scuttled at Surabaya to prevent capture (later raised by Japanese).
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Bantam

    Ship Bantam
    Tonnage 3,322 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Bombed by Japanese aircraft and beached at Oro Bay, Papua.
    Date 28 March 1943
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    Barentsz

    Ship Barentsz
    Tonnage 4,819 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Bombed and sunk at Tjilatjap by Japanese aircraft.
    Date 6 March 1942
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    Belawan

    Ship Belawan
    Tonnage 1,330 Tons
    Operator ?
    Fate Scuttled at Surabaya, to prevent capture by the Japanese.
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Bengalen

    Ship Bengalen
    Tonnage 6,399 Tons
    Operator R&Z
    Fate Scuttled at Surabaya to prevent capture by the Japanese.
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Benkalis

    Ship Benkalis
    Tonnage 1,053 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Scuttled at Surabaya, to prevent capture by the Japanese.
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Benkoelen

    Ship Benkoelen
    Tonnage 1,003 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Torpedoed, shelled and sunk in Java Sea by Japanese submarine I-65.
    Date 9 January 1942
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    Bintoehan

    Ship Bintoehan
    Tonnage 1,021 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Scuttled of south coast of Bali to prevent capture by Japanese.
    Date 3 March 1942
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    Boelongan

    Ship Boelongan
    Tonnage 1,053 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Bombed and sunk near Padang by Japanese aircraft.
    Date 28 January 1942
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    Boero

    Ship Boero
    Tonnage 7,135 Tons
    Operator IMP
    Fate Torpedoed and sunk south of Sunda Strait by Japanese submarine I-58.
    Date 25 February 1942
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    Buyskens

    Ship Buyskens
    Tonnage 1,800 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Bombed and sunk at Padang by Japanese aircraft.
    Date 27 January 1942
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    Camphuijs

    Ship Camphuijs
    Tonnage 2,380 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Shelled and sunk in the Java Sea by Japanese submarine I-58.
    Date 9 January 1942
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    Cremer

    Ship Cremer
    Tonnage 4,608 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Stranded St. Bees Island near Mackay, Queensland and abandoned.
    Date 5 September 1943
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    De Klerk

    Ship De Klerk
    Tonnage 1,986 Tons
    Operator ?
    Fate Scuttled at Tandjong Priok to prevent capture (later raised by Japanese).
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Djirak

    Ship Djirak
    Tonnage 3,077 Tons
    Operator NKTM
    Fate Shelled and sunk off Java by the Japanese submarine I-57.
    Date 9 January 1942
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    Elout

    Ship Elout
    Tonnage 1,797 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Bombed and sunk near Padang by Japanese aircraft.
    Date 28 January 1942
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    Enggano

    Ship Enggano
    Tonnage 5,412 Tons
    Operator NSM
    Fate Bombed and sunk south of Java by Japanese aircraft.
    Date 1 March 1942
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    Genota

    Ship Genota
    Tonnage 7,987 Tons
    Operator LC
    Fate Captured in Indian Ocean by Japanese auxiliary cruisers.
    Date 9 May 1942
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    Iris

    Ship Iris
    Tonnage 3,887 Tons
    Operator ?
    Fate Scuttled near Palembang to prevent capture (later raised by Japanese).
    Date 15 February 1942
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    Kota Radja

    Ship Kota Radja
    Tonnage 7,177 Tons
    Operator R&Z
    Fate Bombed at Surabaya by Japanese aircraft, sunk by RNN minelayer.
    Date 24 February 1942
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    Langkoeas

    Ship Langkoeas
    Tonnage 7,395 Tons
    Operator IMP
    Fate Torpedoed and sunk in Java Sea by the Japanese submarine I-58.
    Date 2 January 1942
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    Le Maire

    Ship Le Maire
    Tonnage 3,271 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Torpedoed and sunk off Cocos Islands by the Japanese submarine I-7.
    Date 1 March 1942
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    Lematang

    Ship Lematang
    Tonnage 2,512 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Bombed and sunk off Belawan by Japanese aircraft.
    Date 23 January 1942
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    Liran

    Ship Liran
    Tonnage 4,323 Tons
    Operator IMP
    Fate Scuttled at Surabaya, to prevent capture by Japanese.
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Loa-Koeloe

    Ship Loa-Koeloe
    Tonnage 1,846 Tons
    Operator OB
    Fate Scuttled at Surabaya, to prevent capture by the Japanese.
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Madrono

    Ship Madrono
    Tonnage 5,894 Tons
    Operator AIL
    Fate Captured in Indian Ocean by German auxiliary cruiser.
    Date 9 July 1942
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    Manvantara

    Ship Manvantara
    Tonnage 8,237 Tons
    Operator LC
    Fate Bombed and sunk Banka Strait by Japanese aircraft.
    Date 13 February 1942
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    Merula

    Ship Merula
    Tonnage 8,228 Tons
    Operator LC
    Fate Bombed and sunk Banka Strait by Japanese aircraft.
    Date 13 February 1942
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    Meroendoeng

    Ship Meroendoeng
    Tonnage 2,464 Tons
    Operator IMP
    Fate Scuttled at Tandjong Priok as blockship.
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Mijer

    Ship Mijer
    Tonnage 1,873 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Scuttled at Tandjong Priok, to prevent capture (later raised by Japanese).
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Modjokerto

    Ship Modjokerto
    Tonnage 7,080 Tons
    Operator R&Z
    Fate Torpedoed and sunk south of Java by the Japanese submarine I-54.
    Date 1 March 1942
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    Op ten Noort

    Ship Op ten Noort
    Tonnage 6,076 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Captured south west of Bawean Island by Japanese submarine.
    Date 3 March 1942
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    Parigi

    Ship Parigi
    Tonnage 1,172 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Torpedoed, shelled and sunk south of Tjilatjap by Japanese submarine I-2.
    Date 1 March 1942
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    Pasir

    Ship Pasir
    Tonnage 1,187 Tons
    Operator ?
    Fate Scuttled at Tjilatjap to prevent capture by the Japanese.
    Date 6 March 1942
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    Pendopo

    Ship Pendopo
    Tonnage 5,209 Tons
    Operator NKTM
    Fate Scuttled at Surabaya to prevent capture (later raised by Japanese).
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Pijnacker Hordijk

    Ship Pijnacker Hordijk
    Tonnage 2,982 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Torpedoed, shelled and sunk south of Tjilatjap by Japanese submarine I-58.
    Date 22 February 1942
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    Poelau Bras

    Ship Poelau Bras
    Tonnage 9,278 Tons
    Operator NSM
    Fate Bombed and sunk south of Java by Japanese aircraft.
    Date 7 March 1942
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    Poelau Tello

    Ship Poelau Tello
    Tonnage 9,272 Tons
    Operator NSM
    Fate Bombed and driven ashore at Padang by Japanese aircraft.
    Date 27 January 1942
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    Rochussen

    Ship Rochussen
    Tonnage 2,333 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Scuttled at Surabaya to prevent capture (later raised by Japanese).
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Roggeveen

    Ship Roggeveen
    Tonnage 7,782 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Scuttled at Surabaya to prevent capture by the Japanese.
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Rooseboom

    Ship Rooseboom
    Tonnage 1,035 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Torpedoed and sunk west of Sumatra by the Japanese submarine I-59.
    Date 1 March 1942
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    Semiramis

    Ship Semiramis
    Tonnage 5,792 Tons
    Operator LC (NITM)
    Fate Scuttled at Pladjoe to prevent capture (later raised by Japanese).
    Date 15 February 1942
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    Senang

    Ship Senang
    Tonnage 1,207 Tons
    Operator ?
    Fate Sunk by mine, South China Sea.
    Date 16 January 1942
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    Siantar

    Ship Siantar
    Tonnage 8,667 Tons
    Operator R&Z
    Fate Torpedoed, shelled and sunk west of Broome by Japanese submarine I-1.
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Siaoe

    Ship Siaoe
    Tonnage 1,573 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Shelled and sunk in the Java Sea by Japanese ships.
    Date 1 March 1942
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    Siberg

    Ship Siberg
    Tonnage 1,871 Tons
    Operator ?
    Fate Abandoned and captured by Japanese navy.
    Date 7 March 1942
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    Siberoet

    Ship Siberoet
    Tonnage 1,799 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Shelled and sunk near Tandjong Priok by Japanese ships.
    Date 1 March 1942
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    Sibolga

    Ship Sibolga
    Tonnage 1,370 Tons
    Operator ?
    Fate Scuttled at Tandjong Priok to prevent capture (later raised by Japanese).
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Sinabang

    Ship Sinabang
    Tonnage 1,799 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Bombed and sunk in Java Sea by Japanese aircraft.
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Sipirok

    Ship Sipirok
    Tonnage 1,787 Tons
    Operator ?
    Fate Scuttled at Tjilatjap to prevent capture by the Japanese.
    Date 6 March 1942
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    Sipora

    Ship Sipora
    Tonnage 1,594 Tons
    Operator ?
    Fate Scuttled at Tjilatjap to prevent capture by the Japanese.
    Date 6 March 1942
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    s'Jacob

    Ship s'Jacob
    Tonnage 2,839 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Bombed and sunk at Oro Bay, Papua, by Japanese aircraft.
    Date 8 March 1943
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    Sloet van Beele

    Ship Sloet van Beele
    Tonnage 2,977 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Bombed and sunk south of Banka Strait by Japanese aircraft.
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Speelman

    Ship Speelman
    Tonnage 1,030 Tons
    Operator ?
    Fate Scuttled at Surabaya to prevent capture (later raised by Japanese).
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Talang Akar

    Ship Talang Akar
    Tonnage 2,046 Tons
    Operator NKTM
    Fate Scuttled at Surabaya to prevent capture (later raised by Japanese).
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Tjikandi

    Ship Tjikandi
    Tonnage 7,970 Tons
    Operator JCJL
    Fate Scuttled at Surabaya to prevent capture by the Japanese.
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Tjikarang

    Ship Tjikarang
    Tonnage 9,505 Tons
    Operator JCJL
    Fate Scuttled at Surabaya to prevent capture by the Japanese.
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Tjinegara

    Ship Tjinegara
    Tonnage 9,227 Tons
    Operator JCJL
    Fate Torpedoed, sunk south of New Caledonia, Japanese submarine I-169.
    Date 25 July 1942
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    Tjisalak

    Ship Tjisalak
    Tonnage 5,787 Tons
    Operator JCJL
    Fate Torpedoed, sunk in the Indian Ocean by Japanese submarine I-8.
    Date 26 March 1944
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    Tjisaroea

    Ship Tjisaroea
    Tonnage 7,089 Tons
    Operator JCJL
    Fate Captured south of Lombok Island by Japanese.
    Date 4 March 1942
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    Toendjoek

    Ship Toendjoek
    Tonnage 6,200 Tons
    Operator IMP
    Fate Scuttled at Tandjong Priok as blockship (later raised by Japanese).
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Van Cloon

    Ship Van Cloon
    Tonnage 4,519 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Torpedoed and sunk south of Bawean Island by Japanese submarine I-55.
    Date 7 February 1942
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    Van der Hagen

    Ship Van der Hagen
    Tonnage 3,033 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Burnt out and sunk, Tjilatjap (later raised by Japanese).
    Date 4 March 1942
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    Van Diemen

    Ship Van Diemen
    Tonnage 1,030 Tons
    Operator ?
    Fate Scuttled at Surabaya to prevent capture (later raised by Japanese).
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Van Heemskirk

    Ship Van Heemskirk
    Tonnage 2,996 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Bombed and sunk at Oro Bay, Papua, by Japanese aircraft.
    Date 14 April 1943
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    Van Imhoff

    Ship Van Imhoff
    Tonnage 2,980 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Bombed and sunk west of Sumatra by Japanese aircraft.
    Date 19 January 1942
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    Van Lansberge

    Ship Van Lansberge
    Tonnage 1,937 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Torpedoed and sunk in the Java Sea by the Japanese submarine I-55.
    Date 4 February 1942
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    Van Neck

    Ship Van Neck
    Tonnage 3,027 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Scuttled at Surabaya to prevent capture by the Japanese.
    Date 3 March 1942
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    Van Overstraten

    Ship Van Overstraten
    Tonnage 4,482 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Shelled and sunk west of Sumatra by Japanese submarine I-64.
    Date 22 January 1942
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    Van Rees

    Ship Van Rees
    Tonnage 3,000 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Torpedoed and sunk south of Tjilatjap by Japanese submarine I-56.
    Date 9 January 1942
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    Van Riebeck

    Ship Van Riebeck
    Tonnage 2,263 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Shelled and sunk south of Tjilatjap by Japanese submarine I-56.
    Date 9 January 1942
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    Van Waerwijk

    Ship Van Waerwijk
    Tonnage 3,040 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Scuttled at Tandjong Priok to prevent capture (later raised by Japanese).
    Date 3 March 1942
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    Augustina

    Ship Augustina
    Tonnage 3,110 Tons
    Operator LC (NITM)
    Fate Scuttled in Java Sea to prevent capture by Japanese.
    Date 1 March 1942
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    Duymaer Van Twist

    Ship Duymaer Van Twist
    Tonnage 1,030 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Captured by Japanese cruisers 40 miles south of Tjilatjap.
    Date 28 February 1942
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    Reael

    Ship Reael
    Tonnage 2,561 Tons
    Operator KPM
    Fate Bombed and sunk at Muntok, Banka Island (later raised by Japanese).
    Date 1 March 1942
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    Sigli

    Ship Sigli
    Tonnage 1,579 Tons
    Operator ?
    Fate Captured in Indian Ocean by Japanese destroyer Hayashio. Tjilatjap - Bunbury.
    Date 2 March 1942
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    Silindoeng

    Ship Silindoeng
    Tonnage 1,793 Tons
    Operator ?
    Fate Scuttled at Surabaya to prevent capture by the Japanese.
    Date 2 March 1942
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