NO Oslo class

US Dealey class



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.


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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19661994 sunk 1994NORoyal Norwegian NavyF300KNM OsloLBAB
19662006NORoyal Norwegian NavyF302KNM TrondheimLBAE
19662007NORoyal Norwegian NavyF304KNM NarvikLBAG
19672005NORoyal Norwegian NavyF301KNM BergenLBAC
19671998NORoyal Norwegian NavyF303KNM StavangerLBAD

5 units


1963Laid downLaid down NO F300 KNM Oslo
1963Laid downLaid down NO F302 KNM Trondheim
1964Laid downLaid down NO F301 KNM Bergen
1964Laid downLaid down NO F304 KNM Narvik
1964-jan-17LaunchedLaunched NO F300 KNM Oslo
1964-sep-04LaunchedLaunched NO F302 KNM Trondheim
1965Laid downLaid down NO F303 KNM Stavanger
1965-jan-08LaunchedLaunched NO F304 KNM Narvik
1965-aug-23LaunchedLaunched NO F301 KNM Bergen
1966-jan-29CommissionedCommissioned NO F300 KNM Oslo
1966-feb-04LaunchedLaunched NO F303 KNM Stavanger
1966-jun-02CommissionedCommissioned NO F302 KNM Trondheim
1966-nov-30CommissionedCommissioned NO F304 KNM Narvik
1967-jun-22CommissionedCommissioned NO F301 KNM Bergen
1967-dec-08CommissionedCommissioned NO F303 KNM Stavanger
1977-jun-25DeploymentDeployment NO F304 KNM Narvik Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review off Mother Bank
1987-nov-30RefitRefit NO F302 KNM Trondheim completion of modernisation refit
1988-oct-21RefitRefit NO F304 KNM Narvik completion of modernisation refit
1989-jun-05RefitRefit NO F303 KNM Stavanger completion of modernisation refit
1990-apr-04RefitRefit NO F301 KNM Bergen completion of modernisation refit
1994-jan-24 NO F300 KNM Oslo ran aground at Marsteinen
1994-jan-25Fate: sunkFate: sunk NO F300 KNM Oslo taken under tow sank outside Steinnese
1998-junDecommissionedDecommissioned NO F303 KNM Stavanger
2005-aug-03DecommissionedDecommissioned NO F301 KNM Bergen
2006-junDecommissionedDecommissioned NO F302 KNM Trondheim
2007-aug-01DecommissionedDecommissioned NO F304 KNM Narvik

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