HSwMS Spica (T121)
HSwMS Spica at sea.
|Launched:||24 June 1966|
|Class and type:||Spica-class fast attack craft (FAC)|
|Length:||42.5 m (139 ft)|
|Beam:||7.1 m (23 ft)|
|Draught:||2.6 m (8 ft 6 in)|
|Propulsion:||Three Bristol Proteus 4,250 HP gas-turbines driving 3 hydraulically controllable pitch screws|
|Armament:||1× Bofors 57 mm gun, 6× 533 mm (21.0 in) wire-guided torpedoes, 2× 7.62×51mm NATO machine guns, Flare and chaff rockets, naval mines and/or depth charges|
The vessel was one of three constructed in the 1960s by Götaverken AB on Hisingen, the other two being HSwMS Sirius (T122) and HSwMS Capella (T123). Three similar vessels were built by Karlskronavarvet.
The vessel was taken out of service in 1989 and made into a museum ship at the Naval Museum in her former home port of Karlskrona until 2002. It is a listed historic ship of Sweden.
- "Welcome to T 121 Spica". Spicas Vänner. Archived from the original on September 29, 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-30.