Frej (icebreaker)

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Icebreaker Frej
Name: Frej
Operator: Swedish Maritime Administration
Builder: Wärtsilä Helsinki shipyard, Finland
Launched: late 1974
Acquired: 30 September 1975
Commissioned: 1975
Homeport: Luleå
General characteristics
Class and type: Atle-class icebreaker
Displacement: 9,500 t (9,350 long tons)
Length: 104.6 m (343 ft 2 in) o/a
Beam: 23.8 m (78 ft 1 in)
Draft: 7.3–8.3 m (24–27 ft)
Installed power: 16.2 MW (21,700 hp)
Propulsion: Diesel-electric
  • 19 knots (22 mph; 35 km/h) maximum
  • 14 knots (16 mph; 26 km/h) service
Bollard pull: 190 tonnes
Bunker capacity: 2,200 m³
Endurance: 6–8 weeks
Class and type: none

Frej is the third Atle-class icebreaker, named after the Norse god Freyr. She was launched during late in 1974, and on 30 September 1975 she was delivered to the Swedish Navy and departed the shipyard bound for Stockholm.


  • Staffan Fischerström, Isbrytare
  • Owners site (Swedish)

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