|HNLMS Pieter Florisz (1982)|
|Builder:||KM de Schelde, Vlissingen|
|Laid down:||21 January 1981|
|Launched:||8 May 1982|
|Commissioned:||11 October 1983|
|Fate:||Sold to the Hellenic Navy|
|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 Pieter Florisz (F826) (Dutch language: Hr.Ms. Pieter Florisz ) was a frigate of the Kortenaer class. The ship was in service with the Royal Netherlands Navy from 1983 to 2001. The frigate was named after Dutch naval hero Pieter Floriszoon. The ship's radio call sign was "PADI".
Dutch service history[edit | edit source]
HNLMS Pieter Florisz was built at KM de Schelde in Vlissingen originally and to be named Willem van der Zaan. But she was renamed after the ship intended to be name Pieter Florisz was sold during construction to Greece. The keel laying took place on 21 January 1981 and the launching on 8 May 1982. The ship was put into service on 11 October 1983.
Greek service history[edit | edit source]
The ship was transferred in 2001 to the Hellenic Navy where the ship was renamed Bouboulina using the radio call sign "SZCQ".
Notes[edit | edit source]
- "helis.com". https://www.helis.com/database/unit/156-HrMs-Pieter-Florisz/. Retrieved 14 September 2018.
- "scheepvaartmuseum.nl :: Maritieme kalender 1990". http://www.hetscheepvaartmuseum.nl/knowledgebase/calendar%7C1990. Retrieved 5 July 2015.
- "helis.com". https://www.helis.com/database/unit/157-HS-Bouboulina/. Retrieved 14 September 2018.
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