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|Ship caption=The F930 ''Leopold I'', formerly the HNLMS ''Karel Doorman''<br><small>Photo credit: [[Belgian Naval Component]]</small>
 
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|Ship name=HNLMS ''Karel Doorman'' (F827)
 
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|Ship namesake=[[Schout-bij-nacht]] [[Karel Doorman]]
 
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|Ship builder=[[:nl:Koninklijke Schelde Groep|KMS]], [[Vlissingen, Netherlands|Vlissingen]] (Netherlands)
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|Ship builder=[[:nl:Koninklijke Schelde Groep|KMS]], [[Vlissingen, Netherlands|Vlissingen]] ([[Netherlands]])
 
 
|Ship laid down=26 February 1985
 
|Ship laid down=26 February 1985
 
|Ship launched=20 April 1988
 
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|Ship commissioned=31 May 1991
 
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|Ship name=F930 ''Leopold I''
 
|Ship name=F930 ''Leopold I''
 
|Ship namesake=[[Leopold I of Belgium|King Leopold I of Belgium]]
 
|Ship namesake=[[Leopold I of Belgium|King Leopold I of Belgium]]
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|Ship christened=29 March 2007, by HM [[Queen Fabiola of Belgium]]
 
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|Ship motto=''Audaces Fortuna Juvat'' ("Fortune favours the bold") (Latin)
 
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|Ship class=[[Karel Doorman class frigate|Karel Doorman class]] [[frigate]]
 
|Ship class=[[Karel Doorman class frigate|Karel Doorman class]] [[frigate]]
 
|Ship displacement=2,800 tonnes
 
|Ship displacement=2,800 tonnes
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|Ship length=122.325 m
 
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|Ship beam=14.37 m
 
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The '''F930 ''Leopold I''''' is a {{sclass-|Karel Doorman|frigate}} of the [[Belgian Naval Component|Naval Component]] of the [[Military of Belgium|Belgian Armed Forces]]. Prior to 29 March 2007, the ship was known as the '''HNLMS ''Karel Doorman'' (F827)'''. It is one of the two frigates of this class that was purchased from the [[Royal Netherlands Navy]] on 22 December 2005.
 
The '''F930 ''Leopold I''''' is a {{sclass-|Karel Doorman|frigate}} of the [[Belgian Naval Component|Naval Component]] of the [[Military of Belgium|Belgian Armed Forces]]. Prior to 29 March 2007, the ship was known as the '''HNLMS ''Karel Doorman'' (F827)'''. It is one of the two frigates of this class that was purchased from the [[Royal Netherlands Navy]] on 22 December 2005.
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The HNLMS ''Karel Doorman'' was the first ship of the {{sclass-|Karel Doorman|frigate|4}} of multi-purpose [[frigate]]s (also known as "M-fregat" class). She was the third ship in the [[Royal Netherlands Navy]] to be named after admiral [[Karel Doorman]], who was killed during the [[battle of the Java Sea]]. It was laid down on 26 February 1985, launched on 20 April 1988 and commissioned on 31 May 1991.
 
The HNLMS ''Karel Doorman'' was the first ship of the {{sclass-|Karel Doorman|frigate|4}} of multi-purpose [[frigate]]s (also known as "M-fregat" class). She was the third ship in the [[Royal Netherlands Navy]] to be named after admiral [[Karel Doorman]], who was killed during the [[battle of the Java Sea]]. It was laid down on 26 February 1985, launched on 20 April 1988 and commissioned on 31 May 1991.
   
She took part in anti-drug operations in the Caribbean together with the [[US Navy]], was part of the UN operations in the [[Adriatic Sea]] during the conflicts in the former republics of [[Yugoslavia]], as well as various [[NATO]] exercises.
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She took part in anti-drug operations in the Caribbean together with the [[US Navy]], was part of the UN operations in the Adriatic Sea during the conflicts in the former republics of Yugoslavia, as well as various [[NATO]] exercises.
   
 
==Sale to Belgium==
 
==Sale to Belgium==
On 20 July 2005, the Belgian government decided to buy two of the remaining six Dutch ''M''-class frigates to replace the two remaining frigates of the {{sclass-|Wielingen|frigate|4}} (''Wielingen'' and ''Westdiep'') currently in service with the Belgian Naval Component. On 22 December 2005, ''Karel Doorman'' and ''Willem van der Zaan'' were sold to [[Belgium]].
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On 20 July 2005, the Belgian government decided to buy two of the remaining six Dutch ''M''-class frigates to replace the two remaining frigates of the {{sclass-|Wielingen|frigate|4}} (''Wielingen'' and ''Westdiep'') currently in service with the Belgian Naval Component. On 22 December 2005, ''Karel Doorman'' and ''Willem van der Zaan'' were sold to Belgium.
   
The HNLMS ''Karel Doorman'' was taken out of service in 2006 and turned over to the Belgian Naval Component on 29 March 2007 when it was [[Ship naming and launching|christened]] the F930 ''Leopold I'', in honour of the first [[Belgian monarchy|King of the Belgians]], by [[Queen Fabiola of Belgium]] at the [[Zeebrugge]] Naval Base. The patronage of the F930 ''Leopold I'' was accepted by the city of [[Nivelles]]. The ''Willem van der Zaan'' was commissioned into the Belgian Naval Component as the [[F931 Louise-Marie|F931 ''Louise-Marie'']] in April 2008.
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The HNLMS ''Karel Doorman'' was taken out of service in 2006 and turned over to the Belgian Naval Component on 29 March 2007 when it was christened the F930 ''Leopold I'', in honour of the first [[Belgian monarchy|King of the Belgians]], by [[Queen Fabiola of Belgium]] at the Zeebrugge Naval Base. The patronage of the F930 ''Leopold I'' was accepted by the city of Nivelles. The ''Willem van der Zaan'' was commissioned into the Belgian Naval Component as the [[F931 Louise-Marie|F931 ''Louise-Marie'']] in April 2008.
   
 
==East African venture==
 
==East African venture==
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[[Category:Karel Doorman-class frigates of the Belgian Navy|Leopold I]]
 
[[Category:Karel Doorman-class frigates of the Belgian Navy|Leopold I]]
 
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Latest revision as of 20:48, 23 May 2016

Belgian frigate Leopold I (F930)
F930 leopold Zeebrugge.jpg
The F930 Leopold I, formerly the HNLMS Karel Doorman
Photo credit: Belgian Naval Component
Career (Netherlands)
Name: HNLMS Karel Doorman (F827)
Namesake: Schout-bij-nacht Karel Doorman
Builder: KMS, Vlissingen (Netherlands)
Laid down: 26 February 1985
Launched: 20 April 1988
Commissioned: 31 May 1991
Decommissioned: 2006
Fate: Sold to Belgium on 22 December 2005, and transferred on 29 March 2007
Career (Belgium)
Name: F930 Leopold I
Namesake: King Leopold I of Belgium
Christened: 29 March 2007, by HM Queen Fabiola of Belgium
Acquired: Purchased on 22 December 2005, from the Royal Netherlands Navy
In service: 29 March 2007
Renamed: 29 March 2007, from HNLMS Karel Doorman to F930 Leopold I
Homeport: Zeebrugge Naval Base
Motto: Audaces Fortuna Juvat ("Fortune favours the bold") (Latin)
Status: Active
General characteristics
Class & type: Karel Doorman class frigate
Displacement: 2,800 tonnes
Length: 122.325 m
Beam: 14.37 m
Draught: 6.2 m
Speed: 30 knots (56 km/h)
Complement: 15 officers, 70 NCO's, 60 sailors

The F930 Leopold I is a Karel Doorman-class frigate of the Naval Component of the Belgian Armed Forces. Prior to 29 March 2007, the ship was known as the HNLMS Karel Doorman (F827). It is one of the two frigates of this class that was purchased from the Royal Netherlands Navy on 22 December 2005.

The F930 Leopold I is currently commanded by Frigate Captain Renaud Flamant. The rank of Frigate Captain in the Belgian Naval Component is equivalent to the rank of Commander in the Royal Navy and the United States Navy.

HNLMS Karel Doorman[]

The HNLMS Karel Doorman was the first ship of the Karel Doorman class of multi-purpose frigates (also known as "M-fregat" class). She was the third ship in the Royal Netherlands Navy to be named after admiral Karel Doorman, who was killed during the battle of the Java Sea. It was laid down on 26 February 1985, launched on 20 April 1988 and commissioned on 31 May 1991.

She took part in anti-drug operations in the Caribbean together with the US Navy, was part of the UN operations in the Adriatic Sea during the conflicts in the former republics of Yugoslavia, as well as various NATO exercises.

Sale to Belgium[]

On 20 July 2005, the Belgian government decided to buy two of the remaining six Dutch M-class frigates to replace the two remaining frigates of the Wielingen class (Wielingen and Westdiep) currently in service with the Belgian Naval Component. On 22 December 2005, Karel Doorman and Willem van der Zaan were sold to Belgium.

The HNLMS Karel Doorman was taken out of service in 2006 and turned over to the Belgian Naval Component on 29 March 2007 when it was christened the F930 Leopold I, in honour of the first King of the Belgians, by Queen Fabiola of Belgium at the Zeebrugge Naval Base. The patronage of the F930 Leopold I was accepted by the city of Nivelles. The Willem van der Zaan was commissioned into the Belgian Naval Component as the F931 Louise-Marie in April 2008.

East African venture[]

The F930 Leopold I embarked upon its first official mission for the Naval Component on 5 September 2007, with destination East Africa. The operation was given the appropriate codename East African Venture. On 30 November 2007 it arrived back at its home port of Zeebrugge, marking the end of its first operational deployment in Belgian service.

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