The Jacob van Heemskerck class frigate was a class of frigates of the Royal Netherlands Navy. They were built to be an air defence version of the Kortenaer class frigate. 2 ships were built for the Dutch Navy and have recently been sold to the Chilean Navy. The helicopter was replaced by a Standard medium range SAM system and associated radars
Two ships were built by Royal Schelde dockyard. The ships were named after Admirals as is usual practice in the Royal Netherlands Navy.
- F812 Jacob van Heemskerck , named after Jacob van Heemskerk, laid down 21 January 1981, launched 5 November 1983, completed 15 January 1986. Sold to Chile as the Almirante Latorre and is currently in service
- F813 Witte de With, named after Witte Corneliszoon de With, laid down 15 December 1981, launched 25 August 1984, completed 17 September 1986. Sold to Chile as the Capitán Prat and is currently in service
- Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1947-1995