Application: Rudder Bearing
Sizes:272 x 233 x 268 mm (10.7 x 9.2 x 10.6")
Originally built in 1984 by the Norwegian Shipyard Arendal for off shore purposes. As may be seen from the
picture this vessel was designed for off shore supply tasks.
After being active in the original Nordic area the ship was used in Tanzania for humanitarian missions until
When the Dutch Navy was looking for a replacement vessel for missions in the Caribbean, the ship was bought from
its Norwegian owner and extensively renovated for naval purposes. The vessel went into service during the summer
of 1991 after months of hard work.
Length 46,2 mm
Width 10,6 mm
Draft 3,4 mm
Speed 10 knots
After the rudder bearing wore out prematurely, Vesconite was fitted because of the non swell properties and
dimensional stability of the material.