2008 to present    

F931 Louise-Marie

BE Belgian Navy

1991 to 2006 - NL Royal Netherlands Navy - F829 Hr.Ms. Willem van der Zaan    

F931 Louise-Marie

Flight Deck:
Call Sign: ORJQ


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

1985-nov-06Laid downLaid down
1998-octDeploymentDeployment Operation Tellar Hurricane relief operations in western Caribbean Sea
2005-dec-22 sold to Belgium
2008Fate: transferedFate: transfered to Belgium as Louise-Marie

History of BE Louise-Marie F931

2010-jul-03HomeportHomeport 3+4 July participated with Fleet Days Zeebrugge Belgium
2012-apr-24AircraftAircraft UK HMD Devonport Alouette 3 M-1 onboard
2012-may-22Port VisitPort Visit at Plymouth Sound, UK
2013-may-23Port VisitPort Visit Battle of the Atlantic 70th Anniversary at Alexandra Dock, Liverpool for BOA70 commemorations
2013-nov-29Port VisitPort Visit UK Tower Bridge Upper Pool of London brought 70 sandbags of soil from Flanders, for WWI commemorations. Departed 2 Dec.
2017-mar-22DeploymentDeployment UK North Western Approaches Exercise Joint Warrior 17-1 Participated in Joint Warrior 17-1, in Scottish Training Areas
2018-janDeploymentDeployment two month deployment to Mediterranean, from late Jan
2018-febAircraftAircraft Alouette III M-3 embarked by Feb 2018

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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

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