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Report - Naval Boats - Belgium - December 2013



TrevBish

www.TrevBish.co.uk
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This was on our "Suits On Tour" Tour of Belgium. They have been left to rot on the side of a river bank. It has been used as a drug den and is in a bit of a bad shape.
PATROL BOATS

History From:
http://jalbum.net/en/browse/user/album/1433998
Royal Danish Navy Fast Patrol Boats
SØHESTEN (Sea Horse) P513 (1966-1990) & SØHUNDEN (Sea Dog) P514 (1966-1990)

Propulsion:
3 Rolls Royce Marine Gas Turbines - 12,750 Hps.
2 General Motors Diesel Engines - 460 Hps.
3 Propellers

Speed :
54 knots (gas turbines)
10 knots (diesel engines)

Armament :
1-2 ea 40 mm Machine Gun Mk M/48 LvSa (2x1)
2-4 ea 533 mm Torpedo Tubes (4x1)
2 ea Illumination Rocket Launcher (on forward gun)
10 ea mines could be carried in stead of the torpedo tubes
After the mid 1980's, the aft 40 mm was permanently replaced by:
1 ea 20 mm Machine Gun Mk M/42 LvSa

Complement:
27 men (5 officers and 22 ratings and enlisted)

The FPB could be equipped as a torpedo boat with one forward gun and four torpedo tubes, or as a gun boat with two guns (forward and aft) and only two torpedo tubes.


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Thanks For Looking!
 
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