Van Speijk class frigate


Van Speijk class frigate

The Van Speijk class frigate were built for the Royal Netherlands Navy in the 1960's. They were versions of the British Leander class frigates with Dutch radars. The British design was chosen in order to enable rapid construction in order to replace elderly destroyer escorts. The ships were modernised in the late 1970's. All six ships were sold to the Indonesian Navy in 1986-89 and are still in service ( as of 2006) as the Achmad Yani class frigates.

hips

All ships were named after Dutch Naval Officers

References

*Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1947-1995 ISBN 0-85177-605-1


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Leander class frigate — See Leander class cruiser for the cruiser class of the same name. The Leander class, informally known as the Type 12I, comprising twenty six frigates, was arguably the most successful and popular class of frigates in the Royal Navy s modern… …   Wikipedia

  • Nilgiri class frigate — Class overview Builders: Mazagon Dock Limited Operators: Indian Navy …   Wikipedia

  • Condell class frigate — Almirante Lynch (FFG 07) Class overview Name: Condell Builders …   Wikipedia

  • HNLMS Van Speijk — Seven ships of the Royal Netherlands Navy have been named HNLMS Van Speijk (also spelled Speyk ), after Jan van Speijk: [cite web|url=http://www.marine.nl/nlmarfor/schepen/eskader/fregatten/m fregat/vanspeijk/geschiedenis/|title=Koninklijke… …   Wikipedia

  • HNLMS Van Speijk (F828) — is the eighth and last ship in the Karel Doorman class of multi purpose frigates. Van Speijk was laid down 1 October 1991, launched 26 March 1994, and commissioned 7 September 1995.She is the seventh ship in the Royal Netherlands Navy to be named …   Wikipedia

  • List of frigate classes by country — The list of frigates by country includes all frigates organized by the country they were in service of.See also:* List of frigate classes * List of corvette classes = Argentina (Armada de la República Argentina) = * Almirante Brown class 4 ships… …   Wikipedia

  • Chilean frigate Almirante Condell (PFG-06) — For other ships of the same name, see Chilean ship Almirante Condell. Chilean frigate Almirante Condell (PFG 06) Career (Chile) …   Wikipedia

  • Chilean frigate Almirante Lynch (PFG-07) — For other ships of the same name, see Chilean ship Almirante Lynch and BAE Morán Valverde. Career (Chile) …   Wikipedia

  • Jan van Speyk — Jan Carolus Josephus van Speijk, also written Van Speyk, (31 January 1802 5 February 1831) was a Dutch naval lieutenant who became a hero to the Dutch people for his efforts in suppressing the Belgian Revolution.Early lifeVan Speijk, born in… …   Wikipedia

  • Otobreda 76 mm — The Otobreda 76mm Super Rapid as mounted in a stealth cupola (to reduce Radar cross section) onboard the Norwegian Fridtjof Nansen. Type Naval gun …   Wikipedia