HSwMS Visborg (A265)
HSwMS Visborg during the wedding of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, and Daniel Westling.
|Laid down:||16 October 1973|
|Launched:||22 January 1974|
|Commissioned:||6 February 1976|
|Decommissioned:||30 December 2010|
|Fate:||Broken up in 2013|
|Notes:||As M03 from 1976-1999 with the role as a minelayer.|
|Class and type:||Auxiliary|
|Propulsion:||2x NOHAB V12-diesels @ 1545 kW each|
HSwMS Visborg was a command/auxiliary ship in the Swedish Navy and was a part of the 4th Naval Warfare Flotilla. She was decommissioned 2010. HSwMS Trossö is going to replace her role as a support ship at the 4th Naval Warfare Flotilla.
She served as a minelayer from 1976 until 1999 when she was refitted to her current role as a command ship. Her sister ship HSwMS Älvsborg was sold to the Chilean Navy 1997 and renamed Almirante José Toribio Merino Castro. The last conscripts served during the year 2010 and also honoured the royal wedding with their presence the same year. She was then taken out of active duty and her planned replacement is HSwMS Trossö which returned from the EUNAVFOR operation Atalanta 2010.
- Karlsson, Håkan, ed. (13 September 2013). "Norska miljoner räddar jobb på varvet". Landskrona Direkt (in Swedish). Retrieved 26 November 2016.
- 4th Naval Warfare Flotilla - HMS Visborg (Swedish)
- Örlogsboken 2003 (Swedish)
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