HNLMS Evertsen (F805)

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History
Netherlands
Name: Evertsen
Laid down: 6 September 2001
Launched: 19 April 2003
Commissioned: 10 June 2005
Identification:
Status: In service
General characteristics
Class and type: De Zeven Provinciën-class frigate
Displacement: 6,050 tonnes (full load)
Length: 144.24 m (473 ft 3 in)
Beam: 18.80 m (61 ft 8 in)
Draught: 5.18 m (17 ft 0 in)
Propulsion:
Speed: 28 knots (52 km/h; 32 mph)
Complement: 174 (202 incl. command staff)
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • Thales Nederland SMART-L long-range air and surface surveillance radar
  • Thales Nederland APAR air and surface search, tracking and guidance radar (I band)
  • DECCA NAV navigation radar
  • Thales Nederland Scout (Low Probability of Intercept)surface search/navigation radar
  • Thales Nederland Sirius IRST long-range infrared surveillance and tracking system
  • Thales Nederland Mirador optical surveillance and tracking system
  • Atlas Elektronik DSQS-24C hull-mounted sonar
  • MK XII IFF system
Armament:
Aircraft carried: 1 x NH-90 helicopter

HNLMS Evertsen (F805) (Dutch: Zr.Ms. Evertsen) is the fourth De Zeven Provinciën-class frigate of the Royal Netherlands Navy.

Service history[edit]

Evertsen visited South Africa in late 2007 as part of a NATO task force on a friendship visit. From February till June 2008 she was patrolling the Somalian waters for the World Food Programme, the ship was back in these same waters in 2009 for operation Atalanta. In early December 2009, she was involved in the capture of a group of Somali pirates, who had allegedly attacked the merchant ship BBC Togo.[1]

As of 2014, Commander Jos Oppeneer is HNLMS Evertsen's commanding officer.[2]

HNLMS Evertsen (F805) at anchor near Plymouth Hoe (May 2007), England

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dutch navy captures pirates, weapons. San Francisco Chronicle, 4 December 2009, page A5
  2. ^ Defensie, Ministerie van. "Evertsen klaar voor antipiraterijmissie NAVO".