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  • F829 Hr.Ms. Willem van der Zaan

    NL Royal Netherlands Navy

    2008 to present - BE Belgian Navy - F931 Louise-Marie    

    1991 to 2006    


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    Flight Deck: WZ
    Call Sign: PAMC
    Shipyard: Royal Schelde


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    History of NL F829 Hr.Ms. Willem van der Zaan

    1985-nov-6Laid down
    1998-octDeployment Operation Tellar Hurricane relief operations in western Caribbean Sea
    2005-dec-22sold to Belgium
    2008Fate: transferedto Belgium as Louise-Marie

    History of BE F931 Louise-Marie

    2010-jul-3Homeport3+4 July participated with Fleet Days Zeebrugge Belgium
    2012-apr-24AircraftUKHMD Devonport Alouette 3 M-1 onboard
    2012-may-22Port Visit at Plymouth Sound, UK
    2013-may-23Port Visit Battle of the Atlantic 70th Anniversary at Alexandra Dock, Liverpool for BOA70 commemorations
    2013-nov-29Port VisitUKTower Bridge Upper Pool of London brought 70 sandbags of soil from Flanders, for WWI commemorations. Departed 2 Dec.
    2017-mar-22DeploymentUKNorth Western Approaches Exercise Joint Warrior 17-1 Participated in Joint Warrior 17-1, in Scottish Training Areas
    2018-janDeploymenttwo month deployment to Mediterranean, from late Jan
    2018-febAircraftAlouette III M-3 embarked by Feb 2018



        from Karel Doorman class
    2800light (tn)
    3300full load (tn)
    122.30length (m)
    14.40beam (m)
    6.10draught (m)
    5000range (nm)
    29max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine diesel - Stork Werkspoor
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Spey
    1Naval Engine propulsion system: CODOG
    2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
    1Missile Launcher Sea Sparrow VLS
    1Naval Gun Oto Melara 76 mm
    1Naval Gun single 20 mm
    1Close-In Weapon System Goalkeeper
    1Naval Radar air search radar LW-08
    2Naval Radar fire direction radar STIR 180
    1Naval Radar navigation radar DECCA 1226



        Typical Max
    NL Dutch Navy Westland Lynx 11
    NL Dutch Navy NHI NH90 NFH 11

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    NL Royal Schelde,

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