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F 913  -  BNS Westhinder

 

 

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Type, Class:

 

Frigate; Wielingen - class

Builder:

 

Cockerill Yards, Antwerp, Belgium

STATUS:

 

Laid down: March 5, 1974

Launched: March 30, 1976

Commissioned: January 20, 1978

Decommissioned: 1993 (after a grounding accident during a NATO exercise)

Fate: sold for scrap / scrapped

Homeport:

 

-

Namesake:

 

?

Ship’s Motto:

 

AUDAX OMNIA PERPETI   ‘boldness endures anything’

Technical Data:

(Measures, Propulsion,

Armament, Aviation, etc.)

 

see: INFO > Wielingen - class Frigate

 

ship images

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