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BELGIAN NAVY (BELGIUM)

CONVERTED MERCHANT VESSELS

auxiliary patrols of WWII

100 - 1000 BRT

Pilot vessels: P13 (1940, 451, 10/1939 - 27/6/1940 German V722), P14 (1940, 451, 10/1939 - interned 6/1940), P15 (1940, 451, 10/1939 - interned 6/1940), P16, 1940- BMP16, 1941- Kernot (1940, 451, 10/1939 - 5/1945), T1 (1939, 134, 10/1939 - interned 6/1940), T2 (1939, 134, 10/1939 - 1945)

Police ships: Police de la Rade III (1909, 122, 10/1939 - 17/5/1940)

Yachts: Aloha (1939, 241, 5/1940 - 21/5/1940)

Tugs: Baron De Maere (1909, 105, 5/1940 - to France 6/1940), Graaf Visart (1931, 106, 5/1940 - to France 6/1940), P. Valentin Letzer (1915, 130, 5/1940 - 1946), President John P. Best (1900, 125, 5/1940 - 1946)

Fishery vessels: Georges-Eduard (1938, 217, 5/1940 - 13/5/1941), Graf Van Vlaandered (1925, 324, 5/1940 - 5/1943), John (1936, 197, 5/1940 - 3/6/1941)

Leased RN trawlers: Electra II (1904, 269, 1-57/40, 5/1940 - 1/1944), Phrontis (1911, 288, 1 - 57/40, 5/1940 - 1/1946)

Ship project history: Small vessels used for patrol duties.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2010-16