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HOLGER DANSKE frigates (1944/1945)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Holger Danske (ex-Monnow) F338   Hill, Bristol, UK 9.1943 4.12.1943 8.1944 // 20.10.1945 stricken 8.1959
Niels Ebbesen (ex-Annan) F339 774 Hall Russell, Aberdeen, UK 6.1943 29.12.1943 6.1944 // 22.11.1945 stricken 5.1963


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1460

Displacement full, t

2180

Length, m

86.3 pp 91.8 oa

Breadth, m

11.2

Draught, m

3.61 - 3.89 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers

Power, h. p.

5500

Max speed, kts

20

Fuel, t

oil 646

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

2 x 1 - 102/40 CP MK XXIII, 2 x 2 - 20/70 Mk V, 4 x 1 - 20/70 Mk III, 1 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog ASWRL, 4 DCT, 2 DCR (126)

Electronic equipment

type 271 or type 272, type 291 or type 277 radars, type 144 sonar

Complement

140



Standard scale images


<i>Niels Ebbesen </i>1960
Niels Ebbesen 1960


Project history

Former British (both also served under Canadian flag) 'River' class frigates. Served as TS.

Modernizations

1946, both: + 1 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 3, 2 x 1 - 450 TT

1948-1949, both: - 2 x 1 - 102/40; + 2 x 1 - 127/38 Mk 30

1951, both: - 2 x 2 - 20/70; + 3 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 3

1952, both: - 2 x 1 - 450 TT

Naval service

No significant events.

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