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HNLMS Evertsen (1966)

HNLMS Evertsen (F815).jpg
Evertsen
History
Netherlands
Name: Evertsen
Namesake: Johan Evertsen
Builder: KM de Schelde, Vlissingen
Laid down: 6 July 1965
Launched: 8 June 1966
Commissioned: 21 December 1967
Decommissioned: 1989
Fate: Sold to the Indonesian Navy
Indonesia
Name: Abdul Halim Perdanakusuma
Namesake: Halim Perdanakusuma
Commissioned: 1989
Identification: 355
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 Evertsen (F803) (Dutch: Hr.Ms. Evertsen) was a frigate of the Van Speijk class. The ship was in service with the Royal Netherlands Navy from 1967 to 1989. The frigate was named after Dutch naval hero Johan Evertsen. The ship's radio call sign was "PAVG".[1] She was sold to the Indonesian Navy where the ship was renamed KRI Abdul Halim Perdanakusuma (355).

Dutch service history

HNLMS Evertsen was one of six Van Speijk-class frigates and was built at KM de Schelde in Vlissingen. The keel laying took place on 6 July 1965 and the launching on 8 June 1966. The ship was put into service on 21 December 1967.[1]

In 1969 she attended a naval review at Spithead together with the destroyers Zeeland, Holland and Noord-Brabant, the cruiser De Ruyter and the frigate Van Nes.[2]

The ship received a mid-life modernization in Den Helder, starting on 18 July 1979 and lasting till December 1981.[1]

In 1989 the vessel was decommissioned and sold to the Indonesian Navy.[1]

Indonesian service history

The ship was put into service in 1989 where the ship was renamed Abdul Halim Perdanakusuma.[1]

Notes

  1. ^ a b c d e "helis.com". Retrieved 28 September 2019.
  2. ^ Jordan 2016, p. 184.

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