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HNLMS Jacob Van Heemskerck F812

HNLMS Jacon van Heemskerck (FM 812) sails by Manhattan on October 13th, 2004.

The Jacob van Heemskerck-class frigate was a class of frigates of the Royal Netherlands Navy. They were built to be an air defence version of the Kortenaer-class frigate. The helicopter was replaced by a Sea Dart medium range SAM system and associated radars. A quartet of ships were built for the Royal Netherlands Navy. In 2005 a quartet were built for the Chilean Navy.

SpecificationsEdit

  • Type: Guided Missile Frigate
  • Service Period: 1986-Present Day
  • Characteristics:
    • Length: 427.2 feet (130.21 meters)
    • Beam: 47.2 feet (14.39 meters)
    • Draft: 13.9 feet (4.24 meters)
    • Displacement: 3000 tons standard (3,750 tons full load)
  • Crew: 197
  • Cruising Speed: 20 knots (37.04 km/h)
  • Maximum Speed: 30 knots (55.56 km/h)
  • Propulsion: 2 x Rolls Royce Tyne RM1C gas turbines, 4,900 shp each, 2 x Rolls Royce Olympus TM3B gas turbines, 25,700 shp each (boost)
  • Range: 4,700 nautical miles (8,704.4 kilometers) at 16 knots (29.63 km/h)
  • Sensor Suite:
    • LW-08 long-range air search RDF
    • DA-05 target tracking RDF
    • STIR-240 director RDF
    • STIR-180 RDF
    • PHS-36 hull ASDIC
  • Armament:
    • 1 x GWS.30 Sea Dart AAM Launcher
    • 2 x 4-cannister Broadsword AShM launchers
    • 4 x 12.75" torpedo tubes (fires Raytheon Mk.46 torpedoes)
    • 2 x 20mm guns
    • 1 x Goalkeeper 30 mm CIWS gun system

Unit RunEdit

Royal Netherlands NavyEdit

  • HNLMS Jacob van Heemskerck (FM 817)
  • HNLMS Witte de With (FM 818)
  • HNLMS Laurens Reael (FM 819)
  • HNLMS Hendrik Gravé (FM 820)

Chilean NavyEdit

  • BAC Capitán Prat (FFG-11)
  • BAC Almirante Carreño (FFG-12)
  • BAC Almirante Uribe (FFG-13)
  • BAC Almirante Latorre (FFG-14)
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