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


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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
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