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HNLMS Limburg (D814)
Aankomst Hr Ms Jagers Limburg en Groningen te Nieuwdiep, aankomst jager L, Bestanddeelnr 911-8931.jpg
Career (Netherlands)
Name: Limburg
Namesake: Limburg
Builder: KM de Schelde, Vlissingen
Laid down: 28 November 1953
Launched: 5 September 1955
Commissioned: 31 October 1956
Decommissioned: 1 February 1980
Fate: Sold to the Peruvian Navy
Career (Peru)
Name: Capitan Quiñones
Acquired: 1980
Decommissioned: 1991
Identification: DD76
Status: decommissioned
General characteristics
Type: Friesland-class destroyer
Displacement: 2497 standard, 3070 tons full load
Length: 116 m (381 ft)
Beam: 11.7 m (38 ft)
Draught: 5.2 m (17 ft)
Propulsion: 2 shaft geared turbines, 4 BW boilers, Super-heated steam @ 620psi, 60,000 hp
Speed: 36 kn (67 km/h; 41 mph)
Range: 4,000 nmi (7,400 km; 4,600 mi) at 18 kn (33 km/h; 21 mph)
Complement: 284
Sensors and
processing systems:
Radar LW-02, DA-01, ZW-01, M45, Sonar Type PAE 1N, Type CWE 10

HNLMS Limburg (D814) (Dutch language: Hr.Ms. Limburg ) was a destroyer of the Friesland class. The ship was in service with the Royal Netherlands Navy from 1956 to 1980. The destroyer was named after the Dutch province of Limburg and was the first ship with this name. In 1980 the ship was taken out of service and sold to Peru where it was renamed Capitan Quiñones. The ship's radio call sign was "PATM".[1]

Dutch service history[edit | edit source]

HNLMS Limburg was one of eight Friesland-class destroyers and was built at the KM de Schelde in Vlissingen. The keel laying took place on 28 November 1953 and the launching on 5 September 1955. The ship was put into service on 31 October 1956.[2]

In 1962 during the West New Guinea dispute Limburg attack Indonesian planes during the defense of Netherlands New Guinea.[3]

On 1 February 1980 the vessel was decommissioned and sold to the Peruvian Navy.[4]

==Peruvian service history==

The ship was put into service on 27 June 1980 where the ship was renamed Capitan Quiñones and decommissioned in 1991.[2]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. "Limburg (D814)". www.navyinside.nl. http://www.navyinside.nl/frontpage/limburg_d814. Retrieved 15 September 2018. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "helis.com". https://www.helis.com/database/unit/529-HrMs-Limburg/. Retrieved 17 August 2018. 
  3. "Frieslandklasse onderzeebootjagers". www.marineschepen.nl. 5 August 2016. https://marineschepen.nl/schepen/onderzeebootjagers-friesland.html. Retrieved 17 August 2018. 
  4. "onzevloot.weebly.com". www.onzevloot.weebly.com. http://onzevloot.weebly.com/hrms-limburg-d-814.html. Retrieved 17 August 2018. 

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