Image of the Day: Magical Day Dawns on HNLMS Karel Doorman

Magical Day Dawns on HNLMS Karel Doorman

A magical day dawns on HNLMS Karel Doorman, the Royal Dutch Navy’s new Joint Support Ship while docked at Damen’s Yard in Ritthem, Zeeland, as it prepares for official christening on March 8th.


The ship can be used for multiple purposes, including warship fueling and resupply, transportation of army equipment, and serving as a floating hospital. It has 2000 lane meters for transport of material such as tracked & wheeled vehicles or containers.

Naval Today Staff, March 14, 2014; Image: Royal Dutch Navy

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