HNLMS Van Speijk (1965)
|Namesake:||Jan van Speyk|
|Laid down:||1 October 1963|
|Launched:||5 March 1965|
|Commissioned:||14 February 1967|
|Fate:||Sold to the Indonesian Navy|
|Type:||Van Speijk class|
|Displacement:||2,200 tons standard, 2,850 tons full load|
|Length:||113.4 m (372 ft)|
|Beam:||12.5 m (41 ft)|
|Draught:||5.8 m (19 ft)|
|Range:||4,500 nmi (8,300 km; 5,200 mi) at 12 kn (22 km/h; 14 mph)|
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|Aircraft carried:||one NBO-105C|
HNLMS Van Speijk (F802) (Dutch: Hr.Ms. Van Speijk) was a frigate of the Van Speijk class. The ship was in service with the Royal Netherlands Navy from 1967 to 1986. The frigate was named after Dutch naval hero Jan van Speyk. The ship's radio call sign was "PAVA".
Dutch service history
HNLMS Van Speijk was one of six Van Speijk-class frigates and was built at the NDSM in Amsterdam. The keel laying took place on 1 October 1963 and the launching on 5 March 1965. The ship was put into service on 14 February 1967.
The ship received a mid-life modernization in Den Helder, starting on 24 December 1976 and lasting till January 1978.
8 February 1982 the ship together with the frigates Tromp, Callenburgh, Piet Hein, the destroyer Overijssel and the replenishment ship Zuiderkruis departed from Den Helder for a trip to the USA to show the flag and for 200 years diplomatic relations. The ships returned to Den Helder on 19 May 1982.
Indonesian service history
The ship was put into service in 1986 where the ship was renamed Slamet Riyadi.