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WILLEMOES fast attack craft (missile/torpedo) (1976-1978)


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Bille 1979

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Bille P540   Frederikshavn Værft 18.10.1974 23.12.1974 14.6.1977 stricken 3.2000
Bredal P541   Frederikshavn Værft 11.2.1975 18.4.1975 14.6.1977 stricken 3.2000
Hammer P542   Frederikshavn Værft 6.6.1975 3.10.1975 1.2.1978 stricken 3.2000
Huitfeldt P543   Frederikshavn Værft 8.10.1975 16.1.1976 1.2.1978 stricken 4.2000
Krieger P544   Frederikshavn Værft 6.2.1976 19.5.1976 1.2.1978 stricken 4.2000
Norby P545   Frederikshavn Værft 3.6.1976 24.9.1976 15.2.1978 stricken 4.2000
Rodsteen P546   Frederikshavn Værft 17.9.1976 9.12.1976 15.2.1978 stricken 10.2000
Sehested P547   Frederikshavn Værft 22.12.1976 5.5.1977 19.5.1978 stricken 12.2000
Suenson P548   Frederikshavn Værft 27.5.1977 26.8.1977 10.8.1978 stricken 4.2000
Willemoes P549   Frederikshavn Værft 26.7.1974 19.10.1974 20.3.1977 stricken 7.2000


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

232

Displacement full, t265
Length, m

42.4 pp 46.1 oa

Breadth, m

7.40

Draught, m

2.10 hull 2.70 propellers

No of shafts

3

Machinery

CODOG: 3 Rolls-Royce Proteus 52M/544 gas turbines / 2 General Motors 8V-71 diesels

Power, h. p.

12750 / 920

Max speed, kts

40

Fuel, t

diesel / gas turbine oil

Endurance, nm(kts)400(36)
Armament

2 x 2 Harpoon SSM (4 RGM-84A), 1 x 1 - 76/62 OTO-Melara Compact, 2 - 533 TT (Tp 61)

or 1 x 1 - 76/62 OTO-Melara Compact, 6 - 533 TT (Tp 61)

or 1 x 1 - 76/62 OTO-Melara Compact, 20 mines

Electronic equipmentNWS-3, 9LV 200 radars, CEPLO CCS
Complement

25



Standard scale images


<i>Willemoes </i>1990
Willemoes 1990


Graphics


<i>Bille </i>1979
Bille 1979


Project history

Based on SSwedish Spica II class. Willemoes was completed without SSMs, only with gun and torpedoes.

Modernizations

mid-1980s, all: - NWS-3 radar; + Terma 20T48, 9GA-208 radars, Cutlass B-1 ECM suite

Naval service

No significant events.