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F804 Hr.Ms. De Ruyter

NL Royal Netherlands Navy

F804 Hr.Ms. De Ruyter

IMO: 4601010
MMSI: 244896000
Flight Deck: DR
Call Sign: PAER
Shipyard: Royal Schelde
See Also: FFG Tromp class F806


History of NL Hr.Ms. De Ruyter F804

2000-sep-01Laid downLaid down
2007-jun-04 Baltic Sea BALTOPS 07 BALTOPS 07 Baltic Sea international exercise
2007-jul-06Port VisitPort Visit Vlissingen Michiel de Ruyter 400th Vlissingen, Netherlands for navy days. For Michiel de Ruyter 400th anniversary.
2008-oct-04DeploymentDeployment UK North Western Approaches Exercise Joint Warrior 08-2 participated in bi-annual multi-national exercise off Scottish coast, until 17 Oct
2011-jul-01HomeportHomeport Den Helder Marinehaven (naval base) Homeport naval days 2011 (marinedagen)
2013-jan-20DeploymentDeployment departed Den Helder with NH-90 N-088 embarked.
2013-jan-23DeploymentDeployment Gulf of Aden Operation Atalanta Combined Task Force 150 Fist Dutch NH90 deployment. Operation Atalanta off Somalia
2013-febDeploymentDeployment Gulf of Aden Combined Task Force 150 Operation Atalanta embarked NH-90 N-227 860Sqn.
2013-jun-08HomeportHomeport Den Helder Marinehaven (naval base) Return homeport from CTF150
2017-mar-24DeploymentDeployment UK North Western Approaches Exercise Joint Warrior 17-1 Participated in Joint Warrior 17-1, in Scottish Training Areas
2019-mar-29DeploymentDeployment UK King George V Dock JW19-1 Exercise Joint Warrior 19-1 Arrived before dawn in Glasgow, for JW19-1
2020-feb-08DeploymentDeployment Central Mediterranean with the Maritime Squadron of the Armed Forces of Malta OFFSHORE PATROL VESSEL (OPV) P62
2020-mar-23DeploymentDeployment BH Mina Salman Port withNH90 NFH N-319 on board
2023-sep-10Port VisitPort Visit UK Royal Victoria Dock DSEI 2023 alongside the Excel Exhibition Centre for DSEI 2023.
2024-apr-28Port VisitPort Visit UK HMD Devonport visit to Devonport

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De Zeven Provinciën class
4400light (tn)
6500full load (tn)
144.24length (m)
18.82beam (m)
5.19draught (m)
5000range (nm)
30max speed (knots)

2Naval Engine diesel - Werkspoor Wartsila 16V26
2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Spey
2Naval Engine propulsion system: CODOG

1Naval Gun Otobreda 127 mm

1Naval Radar long range search SMART-L

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