Jacobus Wilhelmus Caspers, RNN

Born  24 Sep 1909Rotterdam, Netherlands

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13 Sep 1927 Adelborst (Mid.)
21 Aug 1931 luitenant ter zee 3e klasse (S.Lt.)
21 Aug 1933 luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.)
16 Aug 1942 luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.)
16 Oct 1956 kapitein-luitenant ter zee (Cdr.)

Retired: 24 Sep 1959


Warship Commands listed for Jacobus Wilhelmus Caspers, RNN

HNMS K IX (N 39)luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.)Submarine6 Jan 19421 Mar 1942
HNMS K VIIIluitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.)Submarine11 Apr 194218 May 1942
HNMS Tjerk Hiddes (ii) (G 16)luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.)Destroyer21 Jan 194414 Feb 1944

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Submarine HNMS K IX (N 39)

24 Jan 1942
HrMs K IX (Lt. J.W. Caspers, RNN) is undocked.

26 Jan 1942
HrMs K IX (Lt. J.W. Caspers, RNN) is docked again at Surabaya.

27 Jan 1942
HrMs K IX (Lt. J.W. Caspers, RNN) is undocked.

1 Mar 1942
With her repairs completed HrMs K IX (Lt. T. Brunsting, RNN) left Surabaya. She was ordered to stay outside the harbour and to be ready to evacuate members of the naval staff to Colombo. (1)


  1. File (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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