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F 814   -   HNLMS Isaac Sweers



HNLMS Isaac Sweers (F 814)

Type, Class:


Guided Missile Frigate – FFG; Van Speijk (UK Leander) - class



Nederlandsche Dok en Scheepsbouw Maatschappij (NDSM), Amsterdam –

(Netherlands Dock & Shipbuilding, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)



Laid down: May 5, 1965

Launched: March 10, 1967

Commissioned: May 15, 1968

Decommissioned: 1990

Fate: transferred to Indonesia in 1990; renamed KRI Karel Satsuitubun / F 356




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see: INFO >> Frigate – Van Speijk (UK Leander) class



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Isaac Sweers




Information & History

Vice-Admiral Isaac Sweers (January 1, 1622 – August 21, 1673):


Vice Admiral Isaac Sweers was born in Nijmegen on January 1, 1622. He went to Brazil (1641-45) as a clerk and notary. Imprisoned by the Portuguese and transported to Lisbon, he later escaped and returned to The Netherlands. He first sailed as a merchant, but joined the States' navy in 1649. He was vice-admiral in 1666, with distinguished service in the Four Days' Battle (Vierdaagse Zeeslag), and in the Baltic. He also served in the second Anglo-Dutch War on the Chatham expedition, and in the Battle at Sole Bay. During the 3rd Anglo-Dutch War he was onboard the ship "Oliphant". VADM Sweers was killed in the Naval-Battle of Kijkduin (Texel) on August 21, 1673.


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