|HNLMS Abraham Crijnssen (1981)|
File:HNLMS ABRAHAM CRIJNSSEN (F-816).JPEG|
|Builder:||KM de Schelde, Vlissingen|
|Laid down:||25 October 1978|
|Launched:||16 May 1981|
|Commissioned:||6 January 1983|
|Fate:||Sold to the United Arab Emirates Navy|
|Career (United Arab Emirates)|
|Acquired:||31 October 1997|
|Class & type:||Kortenaer-class frigate|
|Length:||130 m (426 ft 6 in)|
|Beam:||14.4 m (47 ft 3 in)|
|Draft:||4.4 m (14 ft 5 in)|
|Endurance:||4,700 nautical miles at 16 knots (8,700 km at 30 km/h)|
|Aircraft carried:||2 × Sea Lynx helicopters (1 in peacetime)|
HNLMS Abraham Crijnssen (F816) (Dutch language: Hr.Ms. Abraham Crijnssen ) was a frigate of the Kortenaer class. The ship was in service with the Royal Netherlands Navy from 1983 to 1997. The frigate was named after Dutch naval hero Abraham Crijnssen. The ship's radio call sign was "PAVX".
Dutch service history[edit | edit source]
United Arab Emirates service history[edit | edit source]
The ship was commissioned on 31 October 1997 to the United Arab Emirates Navy where the ship was renamed Abu Dhabi and decommissioned in 2008. Construction work started in 2009 to rebuild the ship into a yacht.
Notes[edit | edit source]
- "helis.com". https://www.helis.com/database/unit/148-HrMs-Abraham-Crijnssen/. Retrieved 14 September 2018.
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