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


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Søulven 1978 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.

Ships


Name No Yard 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 215 Orlogsværftets, København 7.1963 19.8.1964 10.1965 stricken 7.1990
Søhesten P513 216 Orlogsværftets, København 9.1963 31.3.1965 6.1966 stricken 7.1990
Søhunden P514 217 Orlogsværftets, København 8.1964 12.1.1966 12.1966 stricken 7.1990
Søulven P515 218 Orlogsværftets, København 3.1965 27.4.1966 5.1967 stricken 7.1990


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

100

Displacement full, t120
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

Electronic equipmentNWS-1 radar
Complement

21



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<i>Søløven </i>1970
Søløven 1970


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<i>Søulven </i>1978 <i>Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.</i>
Søulven 1978 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.


Project history The design was a combination

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.

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.