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  • 1998    

    The HOLEC electric engine 4 pieces (2 in tandem per shaft).

        Derivatives / Succeeded by
    NL Improved Rotterdam class 2005
                            UK Bay class 2006


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    12750full load (tn)
    166length (m)
    25beam (m)
    5.90draught (m)
    20max speed (knots)
    4Naval Engine diesel - electric Stork Wartsila 12SW28
    4Naval Engine electric HOLEC
    8Naval Gun Browning .50 machine-gun
    4Naval Gun single 20 mm
    2Close-In Weapon System Goalkeeper
    1Chaff and decoys AN/SLQ-25 Nixie
    1Chaff and decoys Mark 36 SRBOC


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        Typical Max
    NL Dutch Navy Westland Lynx 06
    NL Dutch Navy NHI NH90 NFH 04
    NL Royal Netherlands Air Force EC AS532U2 Cougar 04

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    NL Royal Schelde - 1

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    NLRoyal Netherlands NavyL800Hr. Ms. RotterdamPARD - RD1998--
    UKRoyal Fleet AuxiliaryL3006Bay class RFA Largs BayGCIA20062011
    AU RAN L100 HMAS Choules 2011--
    UKRoyal Fleet AuxiliaryL3008Bay class RFA Mounts BayGCIC - MB2006--
    NLRoyal Netherlands NavyL801Improved Rotterdam class Hr. Ms. Johan de WittPAJW - JW2007--
    UKRoyal Fleet AuxiliaryL3007Bay class RFA Lyme BayGCIB - YB2007--
    UKRoyal Fleet AuxiliaryL3009Bay class RFA Cardigan BayGCID - CB2007--

    6 units


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    1994-apr-25OrderedNL L800 Hr. Ms. Rotterdam
    1996-feb-23Laid downNL L800 Hr. Ms. Rotterdam
    1997-feb-22LaunchedNL L800 Hr. Ms. Rotterdam
    1998-apr-18CommissionedNL L800 Hr. Ms. Rotterdam
    2005-jun-24DeploymentNL L800 Hr. Ms. Rotterdam Fleet Review: Trafalgar 200 Present at Trafalgar 200 Fleet Review, off Browndown anchorage
    2005-jul-1Port VisitNL L800 Hr. Ms. Rotterdam Present at International Festival of the Sea 2005, Portsmouth
    2008-oct-4DeploymentNL L800 Hr. Ms. Rotterdam Exercise Joint Warrior 08-2 participated in bi-annual multi-national exercise off Scottish coast, until 17 Oct
    2011-feb-9NL L800 Hr. Ms. Rotterdam Sighted at Simpson Bay in St. Maarten.
    2011-mar-1NL L800 Hr. Ms. Rotterdam Sighted at Simpson Bay in St. Maarten. Helicopters constantly landing and taking off. Also, constantly sailing around the bay.
    2011-jul-1HomeportNL L800 Hr. Ms. Rotterdam naval days 2011 (marinedagen)
    2012-jul-11NL L800 Hr. Ms. Rotterdam departure for operation Ocean Shield
    2012-jul-11NL L800 Hr. Ms. Rotterdam Combined Task Force 150 from Jul12 to Dec12 operation Ocean Shield embarked 2 Cougars S-419, S-447
    2012-dec-22NL L800 Hr. Ms. Rotterdam return homeport
    2016-oct-3DeploymentNL L800 Hr. Ms. Rotterdam Exercise Emerald Move 2016 Participated in Tyrrhenian Sea exercise
    2022-marDeploymentNL L800 Hr. Ms. Rotterdam Exercise Cold Response 2022 participated in Cold Response 22, with 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, US Marines embarked.

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