Original Oil Painting on Board Of The HNLMS Jacob Van Heemskerck - Royal Netherlands Navy - Dated Christmas 1941

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Original Oil Painting on Board Of The HNLMS Jacob Van Heemskerck - Royal Netherlands Navy


Dated Christmas 1941


Monogrammed signature lower right, looks to be WZ but not certain


The HNLMS Jacob Van Heemskerck was the 2nd and last of the Tromp class destroyers, she was named after Admiral Jacob Van Heemskerk (1567-1607)


Commissioned on the 10th May 1940 when Germany invaded the Netherlands; escaped to the UK and under the auspices of the Royal Navy served as a protection ship on Atlantic convoys which is the role in which she was engaged when this painting was created


Measures approx 10 inches x 8 inches

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