Ship Photo of the Day: HNLMS Evertsen Showing Off in the Gulf of Aden

HNLMS Evertsen (F805) a Dutch De Zeven Provinciën-class frigate conducts a high speed turn while operating in the Gulf of Aden. Powered by two Wärtsilä 16 V26 diesel engines, and a pair of 18.5 MWRolls Royce Spey SM 1C gas turbines, and two propeller shafts, this ship is capable of reaching speeds of 30 knots while providing fleet air defense and command … [Read more...]

Dutch Navy Discovers Missing German WWI U-boat

The Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) has located the wreck of the World War I German submarine U-106 off the coast of Terschelling in the Netherlands.  The submarine had been missing since October 1917. In October 2009 the RNLN hydrographic survey vessel HNLMS Snellius located an unidentified object while charting shipping lanes. This was followed two months later by an … [Read more...]