BE Godetia class

Support Ship


Support Ship Godetia class

A Command and logistic support ship for mine countermeasures vessels is capable of carrying one helicopter in a telescopic hangar. Her Half-sister Zinnia incorporated several modifications. Both ships are also used in the fishery protection role

Derivatives / Succeeded by
1967 BE Zinnia class


2500full load (tn)
91.30length (m)
14beam (m)
3.50draught (m)
8700range (nm)
19max speed (knots)

4Naval Engine diesel

3Naval Gun single 40 mm

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Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar
BE Belgian Navy SNIA SA316B Alouette III 11


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1966--BEBelgian NavyA960Godetia ORJH
1967--BEBelgian NavyA961Zinnia class ZinniaORJI

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1965-feb-15Laid downLaid down BE A960 Godetia
1965-dec-07LaunchedLaunched BE A960 Godetia
1966-may-23CommissionedCommissioned BE A960 Godetia
1979RefitRefit BE A960 Godetia
1981RefitRefit BE A960 Godetia mid life service extension
1992RefitRefit BE A960 Godetia
2005-jun-24DeploymentDeployment BE A960 Godetia Fleet Review: Trafalgar 200 Present at Trafalgar 200 Fleet Review, off Gilkicker Point
2005-jul-01Port VisitPort Visit BE A960 Godetia Present at International Festival of the Sea 2005, Portsmouth
2007-jun-04 BE A960 Godetia BALTOPS 07 participated with BALTOPS 07
2009-julPort VisitPort Visit BE A960 Godetia visit to West India Dock
2010-jul-03HomeportHomeport BE A960 Godetia 3+4 July participated with Fleet Days Zeebrugge Belgium.
2015-novPort VisitPort Visit BE A960 Godetia in Vigo, Spain
2015-nov-26Port VisitPort Visit BE A960 Godetia led a weekend visit of NATO Mine Countermeasures ships to West India Dock.
2017-mar-24DeploymentDeployment BE A960 Godetia Exercise Joint Warrior 17-1 Participated in Joint Warrior 17-1, in Scottish Training Areas

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