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ZINNIA mine countermeasures support ship (1967)


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Zinnia 1980

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Zinnia A961   Cockerill, Hoboken 8/11/1966 6/5/1967 5/9/1967 stricken 1/2007


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1705

Displacement full, t

2685

Length, m

94.2 wl 99.5 oa

Breadth, m

14.0

Draught, m

3.60

No of shafts

1

Machinery

2 Cockerill-Ougree V12 TR240CO diesels

Power, h. p.

5000

Max speed, kts

18

Fuel, t

diesel oil 120

Endurance, nm(kts)

14000(12.5)

Armament

3 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 3, 1 helicopter (Alouette II)

Electronic equipment2x Decca 1229 radars
Complement

123



Standard scale images


<i>Zinnia </i>1975
Zinnia 1975


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<i>Zinnia </i>1980
Zinnia 1980


Ship project history


Command and logistic support ship for mine countermeasures vessels, development of Godetia. Modifications included setting of the bridge frther aft, allowing a second supply hold and crane to be accommodated in the bow section. She was also given a telescoping hangar and a landing platform on the stern for Alouette II (later Alouette III) helicopter. Two cable reels wee fitted on the after deckhouse from completion. Carried 500 t cargo fuel for minesweepers.

Modernizations


1993: - 3 x 1 - 40/60

Naval service


No significant events.