HNoMS Valkyrien (A535)
Valkyrien in Trondheim in 2009
|Acquired:||by purchase, 4 February 1994|
|Status:||Active in service as of 2012|
|Displacement:||3,500 long tons (3,556 t)|
|Length:||68 m (223 ft)|
|Beam:||14.5 m (48 ft)|
|Draught:||5 m (16 ft)|
|Speed:||16.5 knots (30.6 km/h; 19.0 mph)|
HNoMS Valkyrien has the pennant number A535 and is the present support vessel for the Royal Norwegian Navy Coastal Combat Flotilla. Valkyrien was built as a civilian supply vessel in 1981. She was bought by the RNoN in 1994. Command was assumed on 4 February 1994. The ship has a strengthened hull and meets the requirements of ice breaking class ICE C. The vessel has a displacement of 3,000 tons and a top speed of 16.5 knots (30.6 km/h). The ship also had towing and anchor handling capacities. As a civilian ship she had a crew of 11. Today she has a crew of about 20-25.
- "Logistics vessel KNM Valkyrien". Norwegian Armed Forces. 2012. Retrieved 4 February 2012.
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