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HNLMS Zuiderkruis (A832)
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HNLMS Zuiderkruis (A832)
Career (Netherlands)
Name: HNLMS Zuiderkruis (A832)
Namesake: Zuiderkruis (Crux Constellation)
Owner: Royal Netherlands Navy
Commissioned: 1975
Decommissioned: 10th Feb. 2012
Out of service: 15th Dec. 2011
Honours and
awards:
Operation Blue Nose, Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm, Operation Sharp Guard, UNMIL, Counter-drugs Operations in Caribbean.
Status: Decommissioned, to be scrapped in 2013
General characteristics
Class & type: Auxiliary Replenishment Ship
Displacement: 16,900 tons
Length: 170 m
Beam: 20 m
Speed: 21 knots
Complement: 170-190
Armament: 1 x Goalkeeper CIWS system, up to 8 12.7 mm machine guns, up to 3 helicopters

HNLMS Zuiderkruis (A832) is one of two replenishment ships serving with the Royal Netherlands Navy. The Zuiderkruis entered service in 1975 and was decommissioned on February 10, 2012. The ship has been stripped for parts and she will be scrapped later in 2013.

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