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  HNLMS Java - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
HNLMS Java was a Sumatra-class light cruiser of the Royal Netherlands Navy.
Designed in 1916 built on the Schelde and launched on 9 August 1921, Java was already old-fashioned by the time she was commissioned in 1925.
She was sunk by a Long Lance torpedo from the Japanese cruiser Nachi during the battle of the Java Sea on 27 February 1942, and went down with the loss of 500 crew.
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 Battle of the Java Sea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of the Java Sea was a major naval battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II.
The ABDA force engaged the Japanese in the Java Sea, and battle raged intermittently from mid-afternoon to midnight as the Allies tried to attack the troop transports, but were repulsed by superior firepower and supporting aircraft.
The Battle of the Java Sea ended significant Allied naval operations in south east Asia during 1942, and Japanese land forces invaded Java on February 28.
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 HNLMS Java - InformationBlast
HNMS Java was a light cruiser in the Royal Netherlands Navy.
She was sunk by a Japanese Long Lance torpedo in the Battle of the Java Sea, 1942, and went down with 500 hands.
Her sister ship HNMS Sumatra was scuttled off the coast of Normandy in 1944 as part of a pier to protect an artificial Mulberry Harbour built by the allies.
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 HNLMS De Ruyter (1935)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
HNLMS De Ruyter was a light cruiser of the Royal Netherlands Navy, the lead ship of De Ruyter class cruiser.
In the Battle of the Java Sea on 27 February 1942, De Ruyter was the flagship of the Dutch Admiral Karel Doorman.
Off the north coast off Java (island) the American-British-Dutch-Australian Command fleet was surprised at night by a Japanese squadron consisting of the heavy cruisers Japanese cruiser Nachi and Japanese cruiser Haguro supported by 14 destroyers.
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 Dutch Cruisers - Beyond the Blue Technical Diving Magazine
It was soon obvious, from her unusual gun layout and ‘baffled’ funnel bases that we had discovered HNLMS Java, a Dutch light cruiser that was sunk in the Battle of the Java Sea.
(Java lies on her starboard side, her shallowest spot about 57 meters.) Doorways beneath the bridge lay open and rows of portholes were evident, some of them also open.
Java’s bow immediately reared high in the air and she very quickly sank, taking almost all her crew with her.
www.beyondmagazine.co.uk /wreck/cruisers.htm   (2797 words)

  
 Read about Battle of the Java Sea at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Battle of the Java Sea and learn about Battle ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Darwin in northern Australia which rendered it useless as a supply and naval base to support operations in the East Indies.
HNLMS Witte de With, USS Alden, USS John D. Edwards, USS John D. Ford, USS Pope and
The Battle of the Java Sea ended significant Allied naval operations in south east Asia during 1942, and Japanese land forces invaded Java on
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Battle_of_the_Java_Sea   (629 words)

  
 USS Houston (CA-30) - Wikpedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
She was launched by Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, Newport News, Virginia, September 7 1929, sponsored by Elizabeth Holcombe (daughter of Oscar Holcombe, then-mayor of Houston, Texas), and commissioned as CL-30 on 17 June 1930, Captain J.
Receiving word that the major Japanese invasion force was approaching Java protected by a formidable surface unit, Admiral Doorman resolutely determined to meet and seek to destroy the main convoy.
In the Battle of the Java Sea which followed, Doorman's forces fought valiantly, but were doomed by lack of air cover and communication difficulties.
www.bostoncoop.net /~tpryor/wiki/index.php?title=USS_Houston_(CA-30)   (1422 words)

  
 USS_Icefish_(SS-367)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Her fourth war patrol was conducted in the Hainan, Hong Kong, Formosa, Siam Gulf, and Java Sea areas.
Recommissioned 10 December 1952 at Groton, she remained in that area conducting various tests until 21 February 1953 when she was decommissioned and transferred to the Netherlands.
She was commissioned in the Royal Netherlands Navy as HNLMS Walrus (S-802), the first of that name.
www.apawn.com /search.php?title=USS_Icefish_(SS-367)   (706 words)

  
 Battle of the Java Sea - Wikpedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Japanese amphibious forces now gathered to strike at Java, and on 27 February 1942, a combined American-British-Dutch-Australian (ABDA) naval force, under Doorman, sailed northeast from Surabaya to intercept a convoy approaching from the Makassar Strait.
The ABDA force engaged the Japanese in the Java Sea, and battle raged intermittently from mid-afternoon to midnight as the ABDA force tried to attack the troop transports, but were repulsed by superior firepower and supporting aircraft.
The battle of the Java Sea ended significant Allied naval operations in South East Asia and the Japanese forces landed on Java on 28 February 1942 quickly overran the island.
www.bostoncoop.net /~tpryor/wiki/index.php?title=Battle_of_the_Java_Sea   (743 words)

  
 Karel Doorman Online Research :: Information about Karel Doorman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In early 1942, he was made commander of the combined United States, United Kingdom, Netherlands and Australia (ABDA) fleet in the Dutch East Indies, a force consisting of Cruiser and Destroyer.
Karel Doorman died when his Flagship HNLMS De Ruyter (1935) was struck by a Japanese Torpedo and sank.
There was time to escape the sinking flagship but Doorman chose to go down with her in accordance with the old naval tradition.
www.in-northcarolina.com /search/Karel_Doorman.html   (263 words)

  
 Battle_of_Makassar_Strait   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Pearl Harbor – Thailand – Malaya – Hong Kong – Philippines – Force Z – Wake Island – Borneo – Rabaul – Balikpapan – Ambon – Singapore – Makassar Strait – Palembang – Darwin – Badung Strait – Timor – Java Sea – Java – Indian Ocean – Doolittle Raid – Coral Sea – Midway
A fleet of the American-British-Dutch-Australian Command, under the command of Admiral Karel Doorman, was on its way to intercept a Japanese invasion convoy when it was attacked by 37 Japanese dive-bombers and forced to retreat.
The ADBA force consisted of the cruisers HNLMS De Ruyter (flagship), HNLMS Tromp, USS Houston, and USS Marblehead escorted by the Dutch destroyers Bankert, Piet Hein, Van Ghent, and the United States destroyers Barker, Bulmer, Edwards, and Stewart.
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 Battle of Badung Strait   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Battle of Badung Strait was a naval battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II, fought on the night of 19 February – 20 February 1942 in Badung Strait between the American-British-Dutch-Australian Command (ABDA) and the Imperial Japanese Navy.
The first Allied group, consisting of the cruisers HNLMS De Ruyter and HNLMS Java and the destroyers USS John D. Ford, USS Pope, and HNLMS Piet Hein, sighted the Japanese in Badung Strait at about 22:00, and opened fire at 22:25.
The ABDA forces engaged at Badung Strait were decisively defeated in the battle of the Java Sea on 1 March 1942, in which the Dutch cruisers Java and De Ruyter were sunk and Admiral Doorman was killed.
www.tocatch.info /en/Battle_of_the_Badung_Strait.htm   (861 words)

  
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Java saw action, mostly as a convoy escort, during the
battle of the Java Sea on 27 February 1942, and went down with the loss of 500 crew.
Sumatra was scuttled off the coast of Normandy on 9 June 1944 as part of a pier to protect an artificial Mulberry Harbour built by the Allies as part of
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 Historic Naval Ships Visitors Guide - HNLMS Crijnssen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
HNLMS Abraham Crijnssen was stationed in the Dutch East Indies when WW II began.
After the destruction of the Allied Fleet by the Japanese during the Battle of the Java Sea in February 1942, Crijnssen's captain was ordered to escape with his ship to Australia.
Two other ships on display at the Museum are the ironclad ram ship HNLMS Schorpioen and the submarine HNLMS Tonijn.
www.hnsa.org /ships/crijnssen.htm   (181 words)

  
 Articles - Battle of Timor (1942-43)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
However, the Armidale, carrying the Dutch reinforcements, was sunk by Japanese aircraft — almost all of those on board were lost.
On December 11–12, the remainder of the original Sparrow Force, except for a few officers, was evacuated with some Portuguese civilians, by the Dutch destroyer HNLMS Tjerk Hiddes.
By this time the chances of an Allies re-taking Timor were remote, as there were now 12,000 Japanese troops on the island and the commandos were coming into increasing contact with the enemy.
www.anthraxa.com /articles/Battle_of_Timor_(1942-43)   (2164 words)

  
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Those ships are the HNLMS Witte de With of The Netherlands, FGS Lubeck and FGS Spessart of Germany, HMCS Ville de Quebec of Canada, SPS Navarra of Spain and USS Simpson, based in Mayport, Fla. They recently took part in a live-fire exercise, sinking two decommissioned vessels.
Military historians consider Bainbridge’s defeat of the HMS Java on Dec. 29, 1812, off the coast of Brazil to be one of his greatest accomplishments.
The Constitution’s wheel was destroyed and replaced by the Java’s, which can be seen by visitors to the USS Constitution Museum in Boston harbor, where the ship is permanently moored.
www.uscs.org /chat/files/110104.html   (18403 words)

  
 Aftermouth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
HMS Dorsetshire sunk off Ceylon in April 1942
HNLMS DeRuyter sunk in the Java Sea in February 1942
HMS Exeter sunk in the Java Sea on 1 March 1942
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