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DANISH ROYAL NAVY (DENMARK)

COASTAL FORCES

SØLØVEN fast attack craft (torpedo) (1965-1967)

Søløven 1970

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Søløven P510 Vosper. Portchester, UK 8/1962 19/4/1963 2/1965 stricken 7/1990
Søridderen P511 Vosper. Portchester, UK 10/1962 22/8/1963 2/1965 stricken 7/1990
Søbjørnen P512 Orlogsværftets, København 7/1963 19/8/1964 10/1965 stricken 7/1990
Søhesten P513 Orlogsværftets, København 9/1963 31/3/1965 6/1966 stricken 7/1990
Søhunden P514 Orlogsværftets, København 8/1964 12/1/1966 12/1966 stricken 7/1990
Søulven P515 Orlogsværftets, København 3/1965 27/4/1966 5/1967 stricken 7/1990

 

Displacement standard, t

100

Displacement full, t

120

Length, m

29.3 pp 30.2 oa

Breadth, m

8.00

Draught, m

2.50

No of shafts

3

Machinery

CODOG: 3 Bristol gas turbines / 2 General Motors 6V71 diesels (on outer shafts)

Power, h. p.

12750 / 460

Max speed, kts

50 / 10

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

2 x 1 - 40/70 Bofors 315, 4 - 533 TT, mines

Sensors NWS-1 radar
Complement

21

Ship project history: The design was a combination of British Brave type hull form and Ferocity style construction.

Modernizations: mid-1980s, all: - 1 x 1 - 40/70, 2 - 533 TT; + 1 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 7; also aft Bofors received enclosed shield.

Naval service: No significant events.

Søulven 1978

Ivan Gogin, 2016