HSwMS Sundsvall (K24)

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HMS Sundsvall 2010.JPG
HSwMS Sundsvall in 2010.
History
 Sweden
Name: Sundsvall
Namesake: Sundsvall
Laid down: March 1989
Launched: 29 November 1991
Commissioned: 7 June 1993
Badge: HMS Sundsvall vapen.svg
General characteristics
Class and type: Göteborg-class corvette
Displacement: 380 tons
Length: 57 m (o/a)
Beam: 7.5 m
Draught: 2.6 m
Speed: 26 knots
Armament:
  • 1 × 57 mm gun
  • 1 × 40 mm gun
  • 40 cm anti-submarine torpedoes
  • Anti-ship missiles[A]
  • Anti-submarine granades
  • Depth charges[A]
  • Mines[A]
Notes: Source:[1]

HSwMS Sundsvall (K24) is a Swedish Navy Göteborg-class corvette, named after the northern Swedish coastal city of Sundsvall. The ship was launched in 1991 and entered naval service in 1993.

Together with its sister ship HSwMS Gävle, HSwMS Sundsvall took part in the United Nations operation off the coast of Lebanon following the 2006 war between Israel and Hezbollah.[2]

Footnotes[edit]

  • a Alternative armament or combinations of various weapons.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Örlogsboken (in Swedish) (2003 ed.). Stockholm: Försvarsmakten, Operativa insatsledningen. 2003. p. 34. LIBRIS 9059217. 
  2. ^ "Swedish Armed Forces: The Swedish Navy". Forsvarsmakten.se. Retrieved 20 October 2014.