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  • L800 Hr. Ms. Rotterdam

    NL Royal Netherlands Navy




    1998 to present    


    L800 Hr. Ms. Rotterdam

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    Flight Deck: RD
    Call Sign: PARD


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    History of NL L800 Hr. Ms. Rotterdam

    1994-apr-25Ordered
    1996-feb-23Laid down
    1997-feb-22Launched
    1998-apr-18Commissioned
    2005-jun-24Deployment Fleet Review: Trafalgar 200 Present at Trafalgar 200 Fleet Review, off Browndown anchorage
    2005-jul-1Port VisitPresent at International Festival of the Sea 2005, Portsmouth
    2008-oct-4DeploymentUKNorth Western Approaches Exercise Joint Warrior 08-2 participated in bi-annual multi-national exercise off Scottish coast, until 17 Oct
    2011-feb-9Sighted at Simpson Bay in St. Maarten.
    2011-mar-1Sighted at Simpson Bay in St. Maarten. Helicopters constantly landing and taking off. Also, constantly sailing around the bay.
    2011-jul-1HomeportDen Helder Marinehaven (naval base) naval days 2011 (marinedagen)
    2012-jul-11Den Helder Marinehaven (naval base) departure for operation Ocean Shield
    2012-jul-11Gulf of Aden Combined Task Force 150 from Jul12 to Dec12 operation Ocean Shield embarked 2 Cougars S-419, S-447
    2012-dec-22Den Helder Marinehaven (naval base) return homeport

    Specifications

       

        from Rotterdam class
    123crew
    600troops
    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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    NL Dutch Navy NHI NH90 NFH 04
    NL Royal Netherlands Air Force EC AS532U2 Cougar 04

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    Builder

       

    NL Royal Schelde,



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