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HISINGEN inshore minesweepers (1960-1964)


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Hisingen 1981

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Hisingen M43   Holms, Råå   1960 8/1960 stricken 11/1999
Blackan M44   Knippla Varv, Källö-Knippla   1960 1/1961 stricken 11/1999
Dämman M45   Djupviks Varv   1960 12/1960 stricken 11/1999
Galten M46   Skredsviks Varv, Gullmarsfjorden   1960 11/1961 stricken 11/1999
Gillöga M47 358 Karlskrona Varvet   1964 9/1964 stricken 1/1998
Rödlöga M48 359 Karlskrona Varvet   1964 10/1964 stricken 1/1998
Svartlöga M49 360 Karlskrona Varvet   1964 12/1964 stricken 1/1998


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

130

Displacement full, t

140

Length, m

19.0 wl 22.0 oa

Breadth, m

6.40

Draught, m

1.40

No of shafts

1

Machinery

M43: 2 Scania Vabis DSI-10R80 diesels

others: 1 Scandia F35T-4MA diesel

Power, h. p.

M43: 370

others: 400

Max speed, kts

9

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

1 x 1 - 40/70 M48, mechanical minesweeping gear

Electronic equipment

Scanter 009 radar

Complement

10



Graphics


<i>Dämman </i>1979
Dämman 1979
<i>Rödlöga </i>1976
Rödlöga 1976
<i>Galten </i>1987 <i>Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.</i>
Galten 1987 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.
<i>Hisingen </i>1981
Hisingen 1981


Ship project history


Inshore minesweepers in wooden trawler hulls.

Modernizations


1970s, all: - 1 x 1 - 40/70; + 1 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 7

1970s, all: - 1 x 1 - 20/70; + 1 x 1 - 12.7/90

1987, all: superstructure was rebuilt; - minesweeping gear; + equipment for mineclearance divers support

Naval service


No significant events.