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HNLMS K VI

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Name  K VI
Laid down  4 April 1916
Decommissioned  August 1937
Construction started  4 April 1916
Length  57 m
Builder  Fijenoord, Rotterdam
Commissioned  11 October 1921
Type  K V-class submarine
Launched  23 December 1920
Draft  3.82 m

K VI was a K V-class patrol submarine of the Royal Netherlands Navy. The ship was built by Fijenoord shipyard in Rotterdam.

Service history

The submarine was laid down in Rotterdam at the shipyard of Fijenoord on 4 April 1916. The launch took place on 23 December 1920. On 11 October 1921 the ship was commissioned in the Dutch navy.

27 October 1921 K VI left the port of Den Helder for the Dutch East Indies her theater of operations. She made the journey without an escort. The route she took made stops at Port Said, the Suez Canal, Sabang to Surabaya, where she arrived on 31 January 1922.

In 1935 K VI was removed from active service and in August 1937 decommissioned.

References

HNLMS K VI Wikipedia


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