HDMS Vædderen (F359)
HDMS Vædderen (F359) in the Atlantic, March 2008
|Builder:||Svendborg Shipyard Ltd.|
|Laid down:||March 22, 1990|
|Launched:||December 21, 1990|
|In service:||June 9, 1992|
|Length:||112.5 m (369 ft)|
|Beam:||14.5 m (48 ft)|
|Draft:||6 m (20 ft)|
|Aircraft carried:||1 × Westland Lynx Mk90B. From approx. 2016: MH-60R|
HDMS (Her Danish Majesty's Ship) Vædderen (F359) is a Thetis-class ocean patrol vessel of the Royal Danish Navy. She is employed to exercise Danish sovereignty in waters around the Faroe Islands and Greenland.
Vædderen (Aries) was recently refitted at Karstensens Shipyard A/S in Skagen, Denmark and sailed from Amailiehaven, Copenhagen in August 2006 on the Galathea 3 scientific expedition. Galathea 3 is now complete and Vædderen is back in service as an inspection ship.
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