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"Flyvefisken"  Class

Motor-torpedo Boats

6 units built in Denmark, - launched in 1954 - 1955
Displacement: 110 tons
Loa.: 35,9 m , - Beam: 5,5 m, - Draught: 2,1 m
Guns: 1 x 40 mm, - 1 x 20 mm
Torpedoes: 2 x 21" tubes, -  built-in single mounts.
Propulsion: 3 diesels, - 3 shafts, - 7500 bhp., - 40 knots
 
 


"Sværdfisken" P 505
Photographed in naval base "Holmen", Copenhagen, 1967
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Other ships in this picture are depot ship "Henrik Gerner" A 542, - (To the right.) -, and a "Sund" class minesweeper "Guldborgsund" M 576 can be seen below the building crane of the B & W shipyard in the background -
 
 


"Sværdfisken" P 505
Photographed in Naval Base "Holmen", Copenhagen, 1967
(Same picture as above, - but enlarged for better details.)
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 

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"Falken" Class

Motor-torpedo Boats

4 units built in Denmark, - commissioned in 1962 - 1963
Displacement: 119 tons
Loa.: 36,34 m , - Beam: 5,42 m, - Draught: 2,08 m
Guns: 1 x 40 mm, - 1 x 20 mm
Torpedoes: 4 x 21" tubes, -  side mounted.
Propulsion: 3 diesels, - 3 shafts, - 9000 bhp., - 43,1 knots
 
 
 


"Høgen" P 509
Torpedo boat force leaving naval base "Holmen", Copenhagen, Denmark.
At the harbour inlet, "Glenten" P 507 followed by "Grippen" P 508, - and maneuvering "Høgen" P 509.
Photographed at naval base "Holmen" 1967.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 
 


"Høgen" P 509
Torpedo boat force leaving naval base "Holmen", Copenhagen, Denmark.
Same photo as above, - but enlarged for better detail.
Photographed at naval base "Holmen" 1967.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 
 

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"Willemoes" P 549
 Missile-Torpedo Boat, Willemoes Class, Royal Danish Navy.
Photographed in Lillebælt, Denmark, August 1995.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


"Bille"  P 540
 Missile-Torpedo Boat, Willemoes Class, Royal Danish Navy.
Photographed in Lillebælt, Denmark, Aug. 1995.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


"Bille" P 540
 Missile-Torpedo Boat, Willemoes Class, Royal Danish Navy.
Photographed in Lillebælt, Denmark, Aug. 1995.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


"Bille" P 540
Missile-Torpedo Boat, Willemoes Class, Royal Danish Navy.
Photographed in Lillebælt, Denmark, Aug. 1995.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 

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"Søhunden" P 514
 Torpedo Boat, - Søløven Class, - Royal Danish Navy.
Photographed at naval base "Holmen", early 1968.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 

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P 553 "Laxen"
"Flyvefisken" Class, (Standardflex 300) ,Royal Danish Navy
Photographed July 15. 2006.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


P 553 "Laxen"
"Flyvefisken" Class, (Standardflex 300) ,Royal Danish Navy
Photographed July 15. 2006.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 

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Patrol Boats

"Daphne" Class

9 units built and completed 1961 - 1965, at the Royal Dockyard, - "Holmen"- , Copenhagen
Displacement, tons: 170
Loa.: 37 m, - Beam: 6,75 m, - Draught:2,09 m
Guns: 1 x 40 mm
A/S weapons: 2 x 51 mm rocket launchers, dept charges
Propulsion: Diesels, - 2 shafts, - 2600 bhp., - 20 knots, - plus one cruising engine of 100 bhp.
 


"Ran"  P 537
Photographed at naval base "Holmen", Copenhagen in 1967
Take note of "Sund" class minesweeper "Omøsund" M 576 in the background.
To the right, - depot ship "Henrik Gerner" A 542, and aft part of submarine "Tumleren" S 328 of the "Delfinen" class.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


"Ran"  P 537
Entering port at naval base "Holmen", Copenhagen in 1967
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)




Following ships can be seen in the background, - left to right: "Sund" class minesweeper "Omøsund" M 576, - then depot ship "Henrik Gerner" A 542, and just in front of "Henrik Gerner" , two more "Sund" class minesweepers, - "Egernsund" M 573 and "Guldborgsund M 575.
At the pier behind "Ran" are two submarimes of the "Delfinen" class, - "Tumleren" S 328 and "Spækhuggeren" S327.
Furthermore, - Just behind "Ran" and barely visible - , can be seen part of a motor torpedo boat of the "Falken" class.
Finally to the right in the picture, - in the floating dock -, is the bow of a "Falster" class minelayer.
 
 


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Y 306 "Farø"
Patrol Cutter, Barsø Class, Royal Danish Navy.
(Photographed in Lillebælt, Denmark, May 27. 2005)
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 

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MHV 20, "Baunen"
Patrol Boat of the Home Defence Force, Denmark
(Photographed in Lillebælt, July 1992.)
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 

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Opened.:  Aug. 27. 2006
Updated:  Nov.19.2006, - Feb.27.2007, - March 01.2007, - Sept.02.2008