HNLMS Van Galen (1965)
HNLMS Van Galen (F803) (Dutch: Hr.Ms. Van Galen) was a frigate of the Van Speijk class. The ship was in service with the Royal Netherlands Navy from 1967 to 1987. The frigate was named after Dutch naval hero Johan van Galen. The ship's radio call sign was "PAVB". She was sold to the Indonesian Navy where the ship was renamed KRI Yos Sudarso (353).
|Namesake:||Johan van Galen|
|Builder:||KM de Schelde, Vlissingen|
|Laid down:||25 July 1963|
|Launched:||19 June 1965|
|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|
Dutch service history
HNLMS Van Speijk was one of six Van Speijk-class frigates and was built at the KM de Schelde in Vlissingen. The keel laying took place on 25 July 1963 and the launching on 19 June 1965. The ship was put into service on 1 March 1967.
In July 1976 Van Speijk, together with the frigates Tromp, Van Nes, the destroyers Zeeland and Holland, the submarine Dolfijn and the replenishment ship Poolster visited New York in commemoration of the city's 200 years anniversary.
In 1987 the vessel was decommissioned and sold to the Indonesian Navy.