De Mok I

De Mok I

De Mok I

De Mok I

Boat Specification
Boat Name: 
De Mok I
Boat Type: 
Communications vessel
Boat Length: 
118ft 9ins
Boat Beam: 
20ft 4ins
Boat Draft: 
6ft 7ins
Boat Displacement: 
149
Boat Engine: 
2x Scania 205hp Diesels (1978)
Boat Construction: 
Steel
Boat Builder: 
Dutch Navy yard, Willemsoord
Boat Year: 
1940
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Built in 1939 on the Rijkwerf (Royal Dutch Navy Yard) at Willemsoord near Den Helder,

De Mok I entered service on 1st April 1940. Her designed speed was 12 knots, with a crew of 18. She was armed with one 50mm cannon and two 12.7mm (0.5ins) machine guns.

She left Terschelling on May 14th for England and was put to work for the Evacuation of Dunkirk.

(Winsers book notes that she did two trips, bringing back 100 troops to Dover at 1730 on 31st May and a further 114 to Dover at 1800 on 1st June)

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