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HNLMS Jan van Brakel
Career (Netherlands)
Name: HNLMS Jan van Brakel (F825)
Namesake: Jan van Brakel
Builder: Koninklijke Maatschappij de Schelde (KMS), Vlissingen[1]
Laid down: 16 November 1979[1]
Launched: 16 May 1981[1]
Commissioned: 14 April 1983[1]
Decommissioned: 12 October 2001[1]
Fate: Sold to Greece, 29 November 2002[2]
Career (Greece)
Name: HS Kanaris (F464)
Namesake: Constantine Kanaris
Acquired: 29 November 2002
Status: in active service, as of 2016
General characteristics
Class & type: Kortenaer-class frigate
Displacement:
  • 3,500 long tons (3,600 t) standard
  • 3,800 long tons (3,900 t) full load
Length: 130 m (426 ft 6 in)
Beam: 14.4 m (47 ft 3 in)
Draft: 4.4 m (14 ft 5 in)
Propulsion:
  • Combined gas or gas (COGOG) system:
  • 2 × Rolls Royce Tyne RM1C gas turbines, 4,900 shp (3,700 kW) each
  • 2 × Rolls Royce Olympus TM3B gas turbines, 25,700 shp (19,200 kW) each (boost)
  • 2 shafts
Speed:
  • 20 knots (37 km/h; 23 mph) cruise
  • 30 knots (56 km/h; 35 mph) maximum
  • Endurance: 4,700 nautical miles @ 16 knots (8,700 km @ 30 km/h)
    Complement: 176–196
    Armament:
    Aircraft carried: 2 × Sea Lynx helicopters (1 in peace-time)

    HNLMS Jan van Brakel (F825) was a Kortenaer-class frigate of the Royal Netherlands Navy. It was named after Jan van Brakel, a Dutch naval commander from the seventeenth century.[2]

    It was launched on 16 May 1981, commissioned by the Dutch Navy on 14 April 1983, and was transferred to the Hellenic Navy on 29 November 2002 as Kanaris (F464) (Greek: Κανάρης).[2]

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