|HNLMS Jacob van Heemskerck (1983)|
HNLMS Jacob Van Heemskerck F812.jpg|
Jacob van Heemskerck in New York, 2004
|Name:||Jacob van Heemskerck|
|Namesake:||Jacob van Heemskerk|
|Builder:||KM de Schelde, Vlissingen|
|Laid down:||21 January 1981|
|Launched:||5 November 1983|
|Commissioned:||15 January 1986|
|Decommissioned:||2 December 2004|
|Fate:||Sold to the Chilean Navy|
|Namesake:||Juan José Latorre|
|Commissioned:||16 December 2005|
|Type:||Jacob van Heemskerck class|
|Length:||130 m (426 ft 6 in)|
|Beam:||14.5 m (47 ft 7 in)|
|Draught:||4.4 m (14 ft 5 in)|
|Range:||4,700 nmi (8,700 km; 5,400 mi) at 16 kn (30 km/h; 18 mph)|
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HNLMS Jacob van Heemskerck (F812) (Dutch language: Hr.Ms. Jacob van Heemskerck ) was a frigate of the Jacob van Heemskerck class. The ship was in service with the Royal Netherlands Navy from 1986 to 2004. The frigate was named after Dutch naval hero Jacob van Heemskerck. The ship's radio call sign was "PAVO".
Dutch service history[edit | edit source]
HNLMS Jacob van Heemskerck was one of two Jacob van Heemskerck-class frigates and was built at the KM de Schelde in Vlissingen. The keel laying took place on 21 January 1981 and the launching on 5 November 1983. The ship was put into service on 15 January 1986.
After the September 11 attacks the ship became part of Standing Naval Force Atlantic (STANAVFORLANT) for which she was send to the eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea where she participated in operation Direct Endeavour.
==Chilean service history==
The ship was put into service on 16 December 2005 where the ship was renamed Almirante Latorre using the radio call sign was "CCLT".
Notes[edit | edit source]
- "helis.com". https://www.helis.com/database/unit/189-HrMs-Jacob-van-Heemskerck/. Retrieved 9 September 2018.
- "Jacob van Heemskerck klasse fregatten/ L-fregatten". www.marineschepen.nl. 10 September 2015. https://marineschepen.nl/schepen/heemskerck.html. Retrieved 9 September 2018.
- "Kortenaer klasse (S-)fregatten". www.marineschepen.nl. 26 February 2013. https://marineschepen.nl/schepen/kortenaer.html. Retrieved 14 September 2018.
- "helis.com". https://www.helis.com/database/unit/191-Almirante-Latorre/. Retrieved 9 September 2018.
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