F931 Louise-Marie

Belgian Navy

1991 to 2006 - Royal Netherlands Navy - F829 Hr.Ms. Willem van der Zaan    

2008 to present    

F931 Louise-Marie

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Call Sign: ORJQ

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1985-nov-6Laid down F829 Hr.Ms. Willem van der Zaan
1989-jan-21Launched F829 Hr.Ms. Willem van der Zaan
1991-nov-28Commissioned F829 Hr.Ms. Willem van der Zaan
2005-dec-22 F829 Hr.Ms. Willem van der Zaan sold to Belgium
2006-aug-25Decommissioned F829 Hr.Ms. Willem van der Zaan
2008Fate: transfered F829 Hr.Ms. Willem van der Zaan to Belgium as Louise-Marie
2010-jul-3Homeport3+4 July participated with Fleet Days Zeebrugge Belgium
2012-apr-24AircraftHMD Devonport Alouette 3 M-1 onboard
2012-may-22Port Visit at Plymouth Sound, UK
2013-may-23Port Visit Battle of the Atlantic 70th Anniversary at Alexandra Dock, Liverpool for BOA70 commemorations
2013-nov-29Port VisitTower Bridge Upper Pool of London brought 70 sandbags of soil from Flanders, for WWI commemorations. Departed 2 Dec.
2017-mar-22DeploymentNorth Western Approaches Exercise Joint Warrior 17-1 Participated in Joint Warrior 17-1, in Scottish Training Areas


    from Karel Doorman class
2800light (tn)
3300full load (tn)
122.30length (m)
14.40beam (m)
6.10draught (m)
5000range (nm)
29max speed (knots)
2Naval Engine diesel - Stork Werkspoor
2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Spey
1Naval Engine propulsion system: CODOG
2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
1Missile Launcher Sea Sparrow VLS
1Naval Gun Oto Melara 76 mm
1Naval Gun single 20 mm
1Close-In Weapon System Goalkeeper
1Naval Radar air search radar LW-08
2Naval Radar fire direction radar STIR 180
1Naval Radar navigation radar DECCA 1226


    Typical Max
Belgian Navy SNIA SA316B Alouette III 11
Belgian Air Force NHI NH90 10

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