Ymer (1976 icebreaker)

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Icebreaker Ymer
Career Swedish flag
Name: Ymer
Namesake: Ymir
Operator: Swedish Maritime Administration
Builder: Wärtsilä shipyard, Helsinki
Launched: 3 September 1976
Acquired: 25 October 1977
Commissioned: 1977
Homeport: Luleå
General characteristics
Class & type: Atle-class icebreaker
Displacement: 9,500 t (9,350 long tons)
Length: 104.7 m (343 ft 6 in) o/a
Beam: 23.8 m (78 ft 1 in)
Draft: 7.3–8.3 m (24–27 ft)
Installed power: 18.6 MW (24,900 hp)
Propulsion: Diesel-electric
Speed: 18 knots (21 mph; 33 km/h) maximum
12 knots (14 mph; 22 km/h) service
Bollard pull: 185 tonnes
Bunker capacity: 2,259 m³
Endurance: 6–8 weeks
Ice breaking capacity: 1.2 m level ice at 3 knots

Ymer is the fifth and last icebreaker in the Atle-class. She was launched in late 1976, and on 25 October 1977 she was delivered to the Swedish Navy and departed the Aker Finnyards bound for Stockholm, where she arrived on 3 November.

The Icebreaker Ymer alongside oil jetty in northern Sweden.


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