Karel Doorman Class Frigates Class Overview

Dimensions, machinery and performance
Propulsion:
CODOG system
Length:
401'

Diesels:

2 Stork-Wärtsilä V-12 SWD-280 cruise diesels
Beam:
47' 1"
Turbines:
2 Rolls Royce Spey RM-1A gas turbines
Draft:
14' 10"
Shafts:
2
Displacement
Horsepower
Standard:
2,800
Diesels:
8,450
Full:
3,320
Turbines:
48,252
Crew:
163
Speed:
29 knots (21 on diesels only)
Range:
5,000 NM @ 18 knots


Armament
Guns
Number
Type
Arrangement
1
3"/62 (76mm) OTO Melara DP
Single turret
1 (a)
30mm SGE-30 Goalkeeper CIWS
Single mount
2 (b)
20mm/70 Oerlikon AA
Single mount
Missiles
Number
Type
Launch platform
8 (c)
Harpoon SSM
2 four cell Mk-141 launchers
16
Sea Sparrow SAM
16 cell Mk-48 Mod 1 VLS
Torpedo Tubes
Number
Size
Launch platform / reloads
4 (d)
12.75" (324mm)
Mk-32 Mod 9 twin launcher
Aircraft
Number
Type
1
Lynx Helicopter
Notes
(a):
Not fitted on all units, located aft above the hanger.
(b):
Replaced with 12.7mm Browning MG after 2004.
(c):
Chilean ships carry only 4.
(d):
Located inside the after superstructure.


Name
Builder
Launched
Commissioned
NV Koninklijke Maatschappij
De Schelde
Vlissingen, The Netherlands

Apr. 20, 1988
May 31, 1991
Fate
Sold to Belgium Dec. 22, 2005 and renamed Leopold I F-930 , active in commission
as of 2008.
Name
Builder
Launched
Commissioned
Van Speijk F-828
NV Koninklijke Maatschappij
De Schelde
Vlissingen, The Netherlands

Mar. 26, 1994
Sept. 7, 1995
Fate
Active in commission as of 2008.
Name
Builder
Launched
Commissioned
NV Koninklijke Maatschappij
De Schelde
Vlissingen, The Netherlands

Jan. 21, 1989
Nov. 28, 1991
Fate
Sold to Belgium Dec. 22, 2005 and renamed Louise-Marie F-931, active in
commission as of 2013.
Name
Builder
Launched
Commissioned
NV Koninklijke Maatschappij
De Schelde
Vlissingen, The Netherlands

Dec. 9, 1989
Dec. 3, 1992
Fate
Sold to Chile in 2006 renamed Almirante Riveros FF-18, active in commission
as of 2008.
Name
Builder
Launched
Commissioned
NV Koninklijke Maatschappij
De Schelde
Vlissingen, The Netherlands

May 19, 1990
May 27, 1993
Fate
Active in commission as of 2008.
Name
Builder
Launched
Commissioned
NV Koninklijke Maatschappij
De Schelde
Vlissingen, The Netherlands

Sept. 7, 1991
Dec. 15, 1993
Fate
Sold to Chile in 2004 and renamed Almirante Blanco Encalada FF-15, active in
commission as of 2008.
Name
Builder
Launched
Commissioned
NV Koninklijke Maatschappij
De Schelde
Vlissingen, The Netherlands

May 16, 1992
June 24, 1994
Fate
Sold to Portugal in 2006, renamed Bartolomeu Dias F-333, transferred in 2009.
Active in commission with the Portuguese Navy as of 2009.
Name
Builder
Launched
Commissioned
NV Koninklijke Maatschappij
De Schelde
Vlissingen, The Netherlands

Nov. 21, 1992
Dec. 1, 1994
Fate
Sold to Portugal in 2006, to be renamed D. Francisco de Almeida, as of 2008
still awaiting transfer.