In the online historical newspaperarchive I found several articles about Abbekerk. These are (off course) all from before the war.
Adriaan Willem Kik (1919-2000)
Lest we forget
The Netherlands started the war with 640 seagoing ships. From these 351 ships were lost during the war. Of the 12000 Dutch and 6500 other nationalities that manned those ships, 3600 were killed.
Killed while serving on Abbekerk:
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The site is still not fully repaired after a hack attempt. Some parts, including few of the Dutch translations and menu’s,still do not work yet. This will be fixt later this year.
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