Frigate Oslo class

Modified US Dealey class escort destroyers with a higher freeboard forward to suit the norwegian sea conditions. Five ships were built in Norway and underwent a modernisation program during the 1970s including the installation of Penguin antiship missiles and a SAM Sea Sparrow launcher.


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1450light (tn)
1760full load (tn)
96.60length (m)
11.20beam (m)
5.30draught (m)
4500range (nm)
25max speed (knots)
20000power (shp)
2Naval Engine boilers
2Naval Engine steam turbines
6Missile Launcher Penguin SSM
1Missile Launcher Mk 29 8-cell Sea Sparrow
2Naval Gun Mark 33 3/50 inch (twin 76 mm)
1Naval Gun single 40 mm
1Rocket Launcher Kongsberg Terne ASW
2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm


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    Typical Max
No Landing platform


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NO Navy Main Yard - Karljohansvern5

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NORoyal Norwegian NavyF300KNM OsloLBAB19661994
NORoyal Norwegian NavyF302KNM TrondheimLBAE19662006
NORoyal Norwegian NavyF304KNM NarvikLBAG19662007
NORoyal Norwegian NavyF301KNM BergenLBAC19672005
NORoyal Norwegian NavyF303KNM StavangerLBAD19671998

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1963Laid downNO F300 KNM Oslo
1963Laid downNO F302 KNM Trondheim
1964Laid downNO F301 KNM Bergen
1964Laid downNO F304 KNM Narvik
1964-jan-17LaunchedNO F300 KNM Oslo
1964-sep-4LaunchedNO F302 KNM Trondheim
1965Laid downNO F303 KNM Stavanger
1965-jan-8LaunchedNO F304 KNM Narvik
1965-aug-23LaunchedNO F301 KNM Bergen
1966-jan-29CommissionedNO F300 KNM Oslo
1966-feb-4LaunchedNO F303 KNM Stavanger
1966-jun-2CommissionedNO F302 KNM Trondheim
1966-nov-30CommissionedNO F304 KNM Narvik
1967-jun-22CommissionedNO F301 KNM Bergen
1967-dec-8CommissionedNO F303 KNM Stavanger
1977-jun-25DeploymentNO F304 KNM Narvik Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review off Mother Bank
1987-nov-30RefitNO F302 KNM Trondheim completion of modernisation refit
1988-oct-21RefitNO F304 KNM Narvik completion of modernisation refit
1989-jun-5RefitNO F303 KNM Stavanger completion of modernisation refit
1990-apr-4RefitNO F301 KNM Bergen completion of modernisation refit
1994-jan-24NO F300 KNM Oslo ran aground at Marsteinen
1994-jan-25Fate: sunkNO F300 KNM Oslo taken under tow sank outside Steinnese
1998-junDecommissionedNO F303 KNM Stavanger
2005-aug-3DecommissionedNO F301 KNM Bergen
2006-junDecommissionedNO F302 KNM Trondheim
2007-aug-1DecommissionedNO F304 KNM Narvik

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