Michiel 2005

Michiel 2005

Posted on 06/15/2008


Photo taken on June 14, 2008



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A trip with the steam tug Adelaar: A791 La Perouse

A trip with the steam tug Adelaar: A791 La Perouse
French survey ship doing some work for the Dutch Navy.

"Lapérouse class - 3 ships

La Perouse class survey ships
Displacement: 980 tons full load
Dimensions: 59 x 10.9 x 3.63 meters (193.5 x 35.5 x 12 feet)
Propulsion: 2 diesels, 2 shafts, 2,500 bhp, 15 knots
Crew: 27 + 11 mission crew
Armament: 2 12.7 mm MG
General-purpose survey ships. The first two have DUBM 21C
minehunting sonar for route survey, the others have wreck
identification sonar.

Number Name Year FLT Group Homeport Notes
A791 La Perouse 1988 ATL ATL Brest
A792 Borda 1988 ATL ATL Brest
A793 Laplace 1989 PAC -- Noumea
A795 Arago 1991 PAC -- Papeete"

source: www.dutchfleet.net/viewtopic.php?f=63&t=13419&p=5...


Movie of the trip: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pq9nusgz_J0

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