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KNUD RASMUSSEN Class (2008- )
(In English: n/a)

The off shore patrol vessel KNUD RASMUSSEN immediately after being delivered

The off shore patrol vessel KNUD RASMUSSEN immediately after being delivered to the RDN, February 2008.
(Photo: Royal Danish Navy)

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Classification

Type:

Offshore Patrol Vessel

Class:

KNUD RASMUSSEN Class

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Units in Class

PT No.:

Name:

Launched:

Comm.:

Decomm.:

P570

KNUD RASMUSSEN

10/19/2006

02/18/2008

In service

P571

EJNAR MIKKELSEN

07/01/2007

01/16/2009

In service

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Comments to the Class

A total number of three units of this class are planned, however only two are ordered in the present defense budget.

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Specifications

Built by:

Karstensens Ship Yacht A/S, Skagen (The hull is built at the Polish Stocznia Plnocna (Northern Shipyard) in Gdansk)

Design:

Karstensens Ship Yacht A/S in cooperation with the Danish Defense Acquisition and Logistics Organization

Displacement:

1,720 tons

Dimensions:

Length:

Beam:

Draught:

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(LOA) 71.80 m
(LWL) 61.00 m

14.60 m

4.95 m

Complement:

18 men (lodging capacity for 43)

Propulsion:

2 ea B&W ALPHA 8L27/28 2.720 kW v/800 rpm
1 ea Propeller (CP)
RENK reduction gear "Twin in/single out"

Range:

3,000 nautical miles

Armament:

2 ea 12,7 mm Heavy Machine Guns M/01 LvSa

Additional space for:

1 ea SAR/Landing Crafts of the LCP Class

Speed:

17 knots

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Additional Notes

The vessels have two flex container positions, one in the front and one in the aft, enabling them to carry a number of flexible systems, must of all one 76 mm Gun Mk M/85 LvSa on the foredeck.

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Sources:

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Danish Defense Acquisition and Logistics Organization

44You are also referred to the Naval Bibliography

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This page was first published: November 19, 2007

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