|HNLMS Witte de With (1984)|
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HNLMS Witte de With at sea
|Name:||Witte de With|
|Namesake:||Witte Corneliszoon de With|
|Builder:||KM de Schelde, Vlissingen|
|Laid down:||15 December 1981|
|Launched:||25 August 1984|
|Commissioned:||17 September 1986|
|Decommissioned:||12 May 2006|
|Fate:||Sold to the Chilean Navy|
|Commissioned:||17 July 2006|
|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 Witte de With (F813) (Dutch language: Hr.Ms. Witte de With ) was a frigate of the Jacob van Heemskerck class. The ship was in service with the Royal Netherlands Navy from 1986 to 2006. The frigate was named after Dutch naval hero Witte Corneliszoon de With. The ship's radio call sign was "PAVP".
Dutch service history[edit | edit source]
HNLMS Witte de With 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 15 December 1981 and the launching on 25 August 1984. The ship was put into service on 17 September 1986.
In 1988 Witte de With and the frigates Jan van Brakel and Kortenaer and the replenishment ship Zuiderkruis made a trip to the far east visiting Egypt, India, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand to show the flag and for practice.
==Chilean service history==
The ship was put into service on 17 July 2006 where the ship was renamed Capitán Prat using the radio call sign was "CCPT".
Notes[edit | edit source]
- "helis.com". https://www.helis.com/database/unit/190-HrMs-Witte-de-With/. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
- "scheepvaartmuseum.nl :: Maritieme kalender 1988". http://www.hetscheepvaartmuseum.nl/knowledgebase/calendar%7C1988. Retrieved 4 July 2015.
- "Jacob van Heemskerck klasse fregatten/ L-fregatten". www.marineschepen.nl. 10 September 2015. https://marineschepen.nl/schepen/heemskerck.html. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
- "helis.com". https://www.helis.com/database/unit/192-Capitan-Prat/. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
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