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Lieutenant Commander Karel Doorman in 1930.

Karel Willem Frederik Marie Doorman (April 23rd, 1889-February 28th, 1982) was a Dutch Rear Admiral who commanded Dutch naval forces in the Pacific Theatre of World War II.

In commemoration, the Royal Netherlands Navy named two ships after him: HNLMS Karel Doorman (1948) and HNLMS Karel Doorman (2014).

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