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F 831   -   HNLMS Van Amstel



HNLMS Van Amstel (F 831) 

Type, Class:


Guided Missile Frigate – FFG / M-Fregat (Multipurpose Frigate); Karel Doorman - class



Koninklijke Maatschappij De Schelde (KMS), Vlissingen –

(Royal Schelde Shipbuilding, Vlissingen, The Netherlands)



Laid down: May 3, 1988

Launched: May 19, 1990

Commissioned: May 27, 1993

ACTIVE / in service (2010)



Den Helder, The Netherlands

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Armament, Aviation, etc.)


see: INFO >> Frigate – Karel Doorman class



Official Royal Netherlands Navy site


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Jan van Amstel




Information & History

Jan Van Amstel (December 12, 1618 – September 29, 1669):


Jan Van Amstel (born: December 12, 1618 in Gemert / died: September 29, 1669 in Schijndel) was a Captain of the Admirality of Amsterdam;

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HNLMS Van Amstel (F 831):


In 1995 HNLMS Van Amstel assisted in the response after Hurricane Louis at the island of Saint Martin in the Netherlands Antilles. She also was deployed in a multinational force in the Oman Sea in 2001/2002 in Operation Enduring Freedom. In 2005 the Frigate assisted in the Dutch response to Hurricane Katrina.


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