Arriving Kieler Förde for Kiel Week visit 2011 after participating at Baltops 2011.
HNLMS De Ruyter (F804) is the third De Zeven Provinciën class frigate of the Royal Netherlands Navy. It was laid down in 2000, launched in 2002, and commissioned in 2004. The frigate is named after the famous Dutch admiral Michiel de Ruyter (1607–1676).
Class and type: De Zeven Provinciën class frigate
Displacement: 6,050 tonnes (full load)
Length:144.24 m Beam:18.80 m Draft:5.18 m
Propulsion:2 propeller shafts, controllable pitch propellers, 2 Wärtsilä 16V6ST diesel engines, 8.4 MW each, 2 Rolls Royce Spey SM1C gas turbines, 18.5 MW each, 4 GEC Alsthom Paxman diesel-generators, 1650 kW each, Speed: 30 knots
Complement: 174 (227 incl. command staff)