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ENDURANCE Antarctic patrol ship (1956/1968)


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Endurance 1979 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Endurance (ex-Anita Dan) A171 1080 Krogerwerft, Rendsburg, West Germany   25/5/1956 12/1956 // 1968 deleted 1991


Technical data


Displacement standard, t2641brt
Displacement full, t3600
Length, m

93.0 oa

Breadth, m

14.0

Draught, m

7.90

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 Burmeister & Wain 550VTBF diesel

Power, h. p.

3220

Max speed, kts

14.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)12000(14)
Armament

2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 7, 2 helicopters (Wasp)

Electronic equipment

2x type 1006 radars

Complement

142



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<i>Endurance </i>1980
Endurance 1980


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<i>Endurance </i>1979 <i>Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.</i>
Endurance 1979 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.


Ship project history


Purchased from J. Lauritzen Lines, Copenhagen. Strengthened for operation in ice. Converted by Harland & Wolff, Belfast in 1967-1968 to an ice patrol ship for southern waters.

Modernizations


1986: - 2 Wasp helicopters; + 2 Lynx helicopters

Naval service


In 1989 Endurance struck an iceberg, she was repaired but decommissioned and sold two years later.

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