Ymer (1976 icebreaker)

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Icebreaker Ymer
History
Swedish flag
Name: Ymer
Namesake: Ymir
Operator: Swedish Maritime Administration
Builder: Wärtsilä Helsinki Shipyard, Finland
Launched: 3 September 1976
Acquired: 25 October 1977
Commissioned: 1977
Homeport: Luleå
General characteristics
Class and type: Atle-class icebreaker
Displacement: 9,500 t (9,350 long tons)
Length: 104.7 m (343 ft 6 in) o/a
Beam: 23.8 m (78 ft 1 in)
Draft: 7.3–8.3 m (24–27 ft)
Installed power: 18.6 MW (24,900 hp)
Propulsion: Diesel-electric
Speed:
  • 18 knots (21 mph; 33 km/h) maximum
  • 12 knots (14 mph; 22 km/h) service
Bollard pull: 185 tonnes
Bunker capacity: 2,259 m³
Endurance: 6–8 weeks
Ice breaking capacity: 1.2 m level ice at 3 knots

Ymer is the fifth and last icebreaker in the Atle-class. She was launched in late 1976, and on 25 October 1977 she was delivered to the Swedish Navy and departed the Wärtsilä Helsinki Shipyard bound for Stockholm, where she arrived on 3 November.

The Icebreaker Ymer alongside oil jetty in northern Sweden.

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