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  • F313 KNM Helge Instad

    NO Royal Norwegian Navy

    2009 to 2019    

    F313 KNM Helge Instad


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    Call Sign: LABI


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    History of NO F313 KNM Helge Instad

    2006-apr-28Laid down
    2013-decDeploymentin Eastern Mediterranean for chemical disarmament operations off Syria, until May 2014
    2017-aug-1DeploymentUKNorth Western Approaches Saxon Warrior 17 Exercise Saxon Warrior 17 participated in NATO exercise
    2018-nov-8Deploymentnr Stureterminal Accident SNMG1 While with NATO SNMG1, in collision with oil tanker Sola TS in Hjeltefjorden, just north of Stureterminal in western Norway, before dawn. Tugs drove Helge Ingstad aground to prevent her sinking in the deep waters of the fjord. Her starboard side is submerged, stern low. By 12 Nov, attached cables failed to prevent her shifting into deeper water and becoming almost completely submerged. She was finally lifted on 27 Feb 2019 and moved out for repair assessment.
    2019-feb-26lifting operation began
    2019-mar-2Haakonsvern Naval Base salvage F313 placed on Boa barge 33 arrived at the Haakonsvern naval base
    2019-may-14cost of repairing Helge Ingstad estimated over US$1.4 billion
    2021-janFate: scrappedsold to Norscrap West for scrapping



        from Fridtjof Nansen class
    5500full load (tn)
    134length (m)
    16.80beam (m)
    7.60draught (m)
    4500range (nm)
    26max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine diesel
    1Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
    2Naval Engine propulsion system: CODAG
    1Missile Launcher Mk 41 VLS
    1Naval Gun Oto Melara 76 mm
    1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPY-1 AEGIS



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