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HNLMS Jan van Brakel (F825)
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 2011
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: • 1 × OTO-Melara Compatto 76 mm/62 cal. gun
• 2 × twin Mk46 torpedo tubes
• 2 × quad RGM-84 Harpoon anti-ship missile launchers
• 1 × 8-cell Sea Sparrow anti-aircraft missile launchers
• 1 × Goalkeeper in Dutch service (Phalanx in Greek service)
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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