L800 Hr. Ms. Rotterdam

NL Royal Netherlands Navy

1998 to present    

L800 Hr. Ms. Rotterdam


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Call Sign: PARD


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History of NL L800 Hr. Ms. Rotterdam

1996-feb-23Laid down
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



    from Rotterdam class
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



    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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