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Light cruiser HNLMS De Ruyter
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HNLMS Flores was a Dutch flottieljevaartuig of Flores Class named after the Indonesian island of Flores. The ship was built by society for marine and mechanical engineering Fijenoord from Rotterdam. After the commissioning made Flores along with Soemba crossing from Den Helder to the Dutch East Indies. During this trip the ships called at the following ports: Seville, Tunis, Port Said, Aden and Colombo. On August 10, 1926 both ships arrived at the port of Sabang. In 1935 the ship was classified as gunboat. [1] On December 12, 1939 the Flores departed from Dutch East Indies via the Suez Canal back to the Netherlands where the ship arrived in Den Helder on February 3, 1940.
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HNLMS JAVA - West Circular Quay - Oct3 1930
HNLMS Java (Dutch: Hr.Ms. Java) was a Java-class cruiser of the Royal Netherlands Navy. She was sunk during the Battle of the Java Sea on 27 February 1942.
The ship was built by the Koninklijke Maatschappij de Schelde in Flushing and laid down on 31 May 1916. The ship was launched on 6 August 1921 and commissioned in the Dutch navy on 1 May 1925.[1][2][3]
Later that year on 14 October Java left the Netherlands for a journey to the Dutch East Indies. She arrived in Tanjung Priok on 7 December that year.[3]
29 July 1929 Java, the destroyers De Ruyter, and Evertsen and the submarines K II and K VII left Surabaya and steamed to Tanjung Priok. At Tanjung Priok the ships waited for the royal yacht Maha Chakri of the king of Siam and the destroyer Phra Ruang. After this the ships without the submarines visited Bangka, Belitung, Riau, Lingga Islands, Belawan and Deli. On 28 August that year they returned to Tanjung Priok.
On 31 August that year she participates in a fleet review at Tanjung Priok. The review was held in honor of the Dutch Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands who was born that day. Other ships that participated in the review where the destroyers De Ruyter and Evertsen.[4]
On 23 August 1936 Java, her sister Sumatra and the destroyers Van Galen, Witte de With and Piet Hein were present at the fleet days held at Surabaya. Later that year on 13 November she and her sister and the destroyers Evertsen, Witte de With and Piet Hein made a fleet visit to Singapore. Before the visit they had practiced in the South China Sea.[5]
While returning to the Netherlands she was sent to Gibraltar where she performed convoy duties during the Spanish Civil War in the Strait of Gibraltar from 1 April to 5 May 1937.[6]
After seven months of refit in the Netherlands she left for the Dutch East Indies on 4 May 1938. Along the way she performed convoy duties in the Strait of Gibraltar from 10 to 13 may and on 25 June that year she arrived in Tanjung Priok. On 13 October that year she collided with Piet Hein in the Sunda Strait. Java had to be repaired at Surabaya.
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HNLMS WILLEM VAN DER ZAAN
Louise-Marie (F931) is a Karel Doorman-class frigate of the Naval Component of the Belgian Armed Forces that was commissioned in 2008. It is the second of the two frigates of this class that were purchased from the Royal Netherlands Navy on 22 December 2005. During its service in the Netherlands, it was known as HNLMS Willem van der Zaan (F829).
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HNLMS VAN AMSTEL
HNLMS Van Amstel (F831) is a ship of the Karel Doorman-class of multi-purpose frigates (also known as "M-fregat" class) of the Royal Netherlands Navy. Built by the shipyard Koninklijke Schelde Groep in Vlissingen. The ship is named after the Dutch Captain Jan van Amstel.
In 1995 it assisted in the response after Hurricane Luis at the island of Sint Maarten in the Netherlands Antilles. It also was deployed in a multinational force in the Oman Sea in 2001/2002 in Operation Enduring Freedom. In 2005 it assisted in the Dutch response to Hurricane Katrina.
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HNLMS Willemstad M864 -
HNLMS Scheidam M860
The Tripartite class is a class of mine warfare vessel used by the navies of Belgium, France and the Netherlands, as well as Pakistan, Indonesia, Latvia, and Bulgaria.
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HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën (F802) is the first ship of the De Zeven Provinciën-class air defence and command frigates in service with the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN). There are three other ships in this class, HNLMS Tromp (F803), HNLMS De Ruyter (F804), and HNLMS Evertsen (F805).
De Zeven Provinciën is the eighth ship in the Royal Netherlands Navy to carry this name. The name refers to the original seven Dutch provinces which together formed the Union of Utrecht.
She was built by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (formerly the Koninklijke Schelde Groep) in Vlissingen. Her design incorporates stealth technology, as well as advanced radars of Dutch design such as SMART-L and APAR.
As of December 2009, Commander Hugo L.J. Ammerlaan is De Zeven Provinciën's commanding officer.
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