HNLMS Van Speijk (1965)

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Onderzeebootbestrijdingsfregat Van Speijk op werf NDSM gebruik gesteld, het freg, Bestanddeelnr 920-0751.jpg
Van Speijk
History
Netherlands
Name: Van Speijk
Namesake: Jan van Speyk
Builder: NDSM, Amsterdam
Laid down: 1 October 1963
Launched: 5 March 1965
Commissioned: 14 February 1967
Decommissioned: 1986
Fate: Sold to the Indonesian Navy
Indonesia
Name: Slamet Riyadi
Namesake: Slamet Riyadi
Commissioned: 1986
Identification: F352
Status: active service
General characteristics
Type: Van Speijk class
Displacement: 2,200 tons standard, 2,850 tons full load
Length: 113.4 m (372 ft)
Beam: 12.5 m (41 ft)
Draught: 5.8 m (19 ft)
Propulsion:
  • As built
    • 2 x geared steam turbines
    • 22,370 kW (30,000 shp)
    • 2 x shafts
  • Rebuild
    • Caterpillar diesels (5 ships)
    • SEMT-Pielstick diesels (1 ship)
Speed:
  • 28.5 kn (52.8 km/h; 32.8 mph)
  • With new diesels - estimated max. 24 kn (44 km/h; 28 mph)
Range: 4,500 nmi (8,300 km; 5,200 mi) at 12 kn (22 km/h; 14 mph)
Complement: 180
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • Radar: LW-03, DA-02, M45, M44
  • Sonar: Types 170B, 162
  • Combat system: SEWACO V
Armament:
  • 1× OTO-Melara 76 mm gun
  • 2× twin Simbad
  • Launcher for Mistral SAMs
  • SS-N-26 SSM (On at least one ship) (Indonesian Navy)
  • C-802 SSM (On five ships) (Indonesian Navy)
  • 2 × 3 – Mk 32 anti submarine torpedo tubes
Aircraft carried: one NBO-105C
Aviation facilities: Hangar

HNLMS Van Speijk (F802) (Dutch: Hr.Ms. Van Speijk) was a frigate of the Van Speijk class. The ship was in service with the Royal Netherlands Navy from 1967 to 1986. The frigate was named after Dutch naval hero Jan van Speyk. The ship's radio call sign was "PAVA".[1]

Dutch service history[edit]

HNLMS Van Speijk was one of six Van Speijk-class frigates and was built at the NDSM in Amsterdam. The keel laying took place on 1 October 1963 and the launching on 5 March 1965. The ship was put into service on 14 February 1967.[1]

The ship received a mid-life modernization in Den Helder, starting on 24 December 1976 and lasting till January 1978.[1]

8 February 1982 the ship together with the frigates Tromp, Callenburgh, Piet Hein, the destroyer Overijssel and the replenishment ship Zuiderkruis departed from Den Helder for a trip to the USA to show the flag and for 200 years diplomatic relations. The ships returned to Den Helder on 19 May 1982.[2]

From 1983 to 1984 Van Speijk served as stationship in the Netherlands Antilles.[3]

In 1986 the vessel was decommissioned and sold to the Indonesian Navy.[1]

Indonesian service history[edit]

The ship was put into service in 1986 where the ship was renamed Slamet Riyadi.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "helis.com". Retrieved 9 September 2018. 
  2. ^ "scheepvaartmuseum.nl :: Maritieme kalender 1982". Retrieved 4 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "defensie.nl". Retrieved 9 September 2018.