Baron Thomas Karel van Asbeck, RNN

Born  14 Oct 1899Kedongdjati, Java, Netherlands East Indies
Died  23 Oct 1966(67)Den Haag, Netherlands

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17 Aug 1920 luitenant ter zee 3e klasse (S.Lt.)
17 Aug 1922 luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.)
1 Oct 1930 luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.)
16 Aug 1942 kapitein-luitenant ter zee (Cdr.)
1 May 1946 kapitein ter zee (Capt.)
1 Mar 1951 schout bij nacht (Rear-Admiral)

Retired: 1 May 1961


Warship Commands listed for Thomas Karel van Asbeck, RNN

HNMS Van Meerlant (M 36)luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.)Minelayer25 Aug 19395 Jun 1940
HNMS Van Meerlant (M 36)luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.)Minelayer2 Jul 194014 Mar 1941
HNMS Jan van Brakel (M 80)luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.)Minelayer17 Mar 194113 Nov 1943

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Minelayer HNMS Jan van Brakel (M 80)

9 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HNMS Jan van Brakel (Lt.Cdr. T.K. van Asbeck, RNN) picks up 34 survivors from the American tanker Franklin K. Lane that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-502 about 40 nautical miles north-north-east of La Guiara, Venezuela in position 11°12'N, 66°39'W.

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