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GODETIA mine countermeasures support ship (1966)


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Godetia 1979

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Godetia A960   Boëlwerf, Temse 15/2/1965 7/12/1965 21/5/1966 in service (2019)


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1700

Displacement full, t

2500

Length, m

87.9 pp 91.8 oa

Breadth, m

14.0

Draught, m

3.50

No of shafts

2

Machinery

4 ACEC-MAN diesels

Power, h. p.

5400

Max speed, kts

19

Fuel, t

diesel oil 294

Endurance, nm(kts)

8700(12)

Armament

2 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1

Electronic equipment2x nav. radars
Complement

95



Standard scale images


<i>Godetia </i>1990
Godetia 1990
<i>Godetia </i>1975
Godetia 1975


Graphics


<i>Godetia </i>1979
Godetia 1979
<i>Godetia </i>2014
Godetia 2014


Ship project history


Command and logistic support ship for mine countermeasures vessels and also doubles as a royal yacht. Ship has space for a laboratory and accommodation for oceanographic research personnel. A central hold is served by a single crane for the transfer of supplies to smaller vessels. Can also be used for cadet training with accommodations for 40 cadets.

Modernizations


late 1960s: - 1 x 2 - 40/60; + two reels for minesweeping cables, helicopter deck

1980: - 1 x 2 - 40/60; + 1 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 3, 4 x 2 - 12.7/90

1983: - 4 x 2 - 12.7/90, 2x nav. radars; + 2x Decca 1229 radars

1992: - 1 x 1 - 40/60; + 4 x 1 - 12.7/90

Naval service


No significant events.