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Hvidbjørnen 1978

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Hvidbjørnen F348   Århus Flydedok 4.6.1961 23.11.1961 15.12.1962 stricken 11.1992
Vædderen F349 136 Ålborg Vaerft 30.10.1961 6.4.1962 19.3.1963 stricken 3.1992
Ingolf F350   Svendborg Vaerft 5.12.1961 27.7.1962 27.7.1963 survey duties 1982, stricken 12.1991
Fylla F351 137 Ålborg Vaerft 27.6.1962 18.12.1962 10.7.1963 stricken 7.1991


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1345

Displacement full, t

1650

Length, m

67.0 pp 72.0 oa

Breadth, m

11.5

Draught, m

5.00

No of shafts

1

Machinery

4 General Motors 16-567C diesels

Power, h. p.

6400

Max speed, kts

18

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)

6000(13)

Armament

1 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 26, 2 DCR, 1 helicopter (Alouette II)

Electronic equipmentCWS-1, NWS-1 radars, PMS-26 sonar
Complement

85



Standard scale images


<i>Hvidbjørnen </i>1970
Hvidbjørnen 1970


Graphics


<i>Hvidbjørnen </i>1978
Hvidbjørnen 1978
<i>Vædderen </i>1988 <i>Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.</i>
Vædderen 1988 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.


Project history

Officially rated as 'inspection vessels'. Ordered 1960-61. Specialty designed and equipped for fishery protection in Greenland, Faroe and North Sea waters.

Modernizations

1982, all: - 1 Alouette II helicopter; + 1 Lynx Mk 80 helicopter

1987, Hvidbjørnen, Vædderen; 1988, Ingolf, Fylla: - CWS-1, NWS-1 radars; + AWS-6, Scanter 009 Mil radars

Naval service

No significant events.