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  • 2005    


    Landing Ship/Platform Dock Improved Rotterdam class

        Derivatives / Succeeded by
    UK Bay class 2006


    Specifications

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    146crew
    15500full load (tn)
    177length (m)
    29.20beam (m)
    8Naval Gun Browning .50 machine-gun
    2Close-In Weapon System Goalkeeper
    1Chaff and decoys AN/SLQ-25 Nixie
    1Chaff and decoys Mark 36 SRBOC

    Aircraft

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        Typical Max
    NL Dutch Navy NHI NH90 NFH 04
    NL Dutch Navy Westland Lynx 06
    NL Royal Netherlands Air Force B CH-47D Chinook 04
    NL Royal Netherlands Air Force EC AS532U2 Cougar 04

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Shipyards

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    NL Royal Schelde - 1


    List of Ships

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    UKRoyal Fleet AuxiliaryL3006Bay class RFA Largs BayGCIA20062011
    AU RAN L100 HMAS Choules 2011--
    UKRoyal Fleet AuxiliaryL3008Bay class RFA Mounts BayGCIC - MB2006--
    NLRoyal Netherlands NavyL801Hr. Ms. Johan de WittPAJW - JW2007--
    UKRoyal Fleet AuxiliaryL3007Bay class RFA Lyme BayGCIB - YB2007--
    UKRoyal Fleet AuxiliaryL3009Bay class RFA Cardigan BayGCID - CB2007--

    5 units


    Events

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    2003-jun-18Laid downNL L801 Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt
    2006-may-13LaunchedNL L801 Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt
    2007-jul-6Port VisitNL L801 Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt Vlissingen, Netherlands for navy days 2007. For Michiel de Ruyter 400th anniversary.
    2007-nov-30CommissionedNL L801 Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt
    2008-oct-4DeploymentNL L801 Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt Exercise Joint Warrior 08-2 participated in bi-annual multi-national exercise off Scottish coast, until 17 Oct
    2010-sep-29HomeportNL L801 Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt
    2013-apr-30NL L801 Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt renamed in Zr.Ms. Johan de Witt
    2013-may-7Port VisitNL L801 Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt 7-9 may visit Rotterdam
    2013-jul-14HomeportNL L801 Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt Departure for operation Atalanta
    2013-augDeploymentNL L801 Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt Combined Task Force 150 Aug13-Dec13 operation Atalanta, embarked Cougar S-419 : S-453 300Sqn.
    2013-octDeploymentNL L801 Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt operating in the Gulf as part of CTF 151
    2013-nov-27Port VisitNL L801 Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt 27-30nov13
    2013-dec-19HomeportNL L801 Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt arrived Den Helder
    2014-mar-31DeploymentNL L801 Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt Exercise Joint Warrior 14-1 JW 14-1
    2014-oct-9DeploymentNL L801 Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt departed Netherlands for US east coast to participate in Amphibious Exercise Bold Alligator. Leads a Task Group which includes USS Arlington, USS Farragut and KDM Niels Juel.
    2015-jul-4Port VisitNL L801 Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt Marinedagen 2015 in basin display on 4 and 5 Jul for 350th Anniversary of Royal Netherlands Marine Corps, Marinedagen.
    2015-sep-11Port VisitNL L801 Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt To London in support of Defence and Security Equipment International exhibition at the Excel Centre.
    2015-octDeploymentNL L801 Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt Exercise Trident Juncture 2015 until Nov15 participated in Trident Juncture 2015. Osprey 168293 landing
    2019-may-23DeploymentNL L801 Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt May 2019, Super Puma S-419 embarked for Exercise Baltic Protector.
    2020-feb-28DeploymentNL L801 Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt Hosted 4x UK Merlin HC.4 from 845 NAS Furious Flt during Exercise Cold Response 20 off northern Norway, including ZJ127 / L and ZJ134 / S.
    2020-nov-26DeploymentNL L801 Hr. Ms. Johan de Witt spent a short period in UK with FOST, with NH90 N-088, N-195 and N-228 of 860 Sq embarked, departed 30 Nov.






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