Solveig Krey

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Solveig Krey (born 20 March 1963) is a Norwegian naval officer.

She hails from Lonkan, and graduated from the Norwegian Naval Academy in 1989. She became the first female commanding officer of a submarine in the world, when she took command of the first Kobben class submarine, on 11 September 1995.[1] She was also the first female commander of a Royal Norwegian Navy vessel.[2]


  1. ^ Cdr Debbie Pestell, MD. "Experiences with Mixed Gender Submarine Crews". Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Verdens første kvinnelige ubåtsjef" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 11 September 1995.