Swedish Navy – Corvettes and Patrol Ships

Corvettes and Patrol Ships

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Visby class LOA 239′ TDISP 640 tons (5 active, service since 2002)

HSwMS Nyköping K-34 (2015) AND HSwMS Karlstad K-35 (2015)

TRIDENT JUNCTURE 2018 - OCT 30 - Distinguished Visitors Day
HSwMS Nyköping K-34 transits Trondheim Fjord in Norway, Oct. 30, 2018, as part of NATO exercise Trident Juncture 2018. USN photo 4866730(Lt. Cmdr. Pedro Miguel Ribeiro Pinhei)

Visby class cc Karlskrona 2019

HSwMS Carlskrona P-04 (1982) LOA 347′ TDISP 3,100 tons. Originally built as a minelayer. Now used for patrol and long voyages.

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HSwMS Carlskrona P-04 ca. 2011. Credit: Tojti André Tajti, CC BY 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

HSwMS Carlskrona PV Karlskrona 2019

Göteborg class LOA 187′ TDISP 425 tons  (4, 2 active, service since 1990)

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HSwMS Sundsvall K-24 ca. 2013. Credit: Mark Harkin, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Göteborg class CC Harsfjarden 2018Göteborg class CC retired Karlskrona 2019

Stockholm class LOA 164′ TDISP 380 tons (2 active, service since 1986) reconfigured ca. 2000 as patrol vessels

HMS_Stockholm
HSwMS Stockholm ca. 2010. Credit: Marcusroos, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Stockholm class PV Karlskrona 2019

HSwMS Sölve (1875-1919) LOA 130′ TDISP 460 tons. One of a class of 3 Hildur Class Monitor.  Preserved at Maritiman Museum, Gothenburg since 1992. Long civilian service as a barge, with large turret removed. HSwMS Sölve monitor Gothenburg museum 2012

Missile Boats

HMS Västervik T-136 / R-136 Norrköping class (aka Spica II class), LOA 143′ TDISP 250 tons. Originally torpedo boats, converted to Fast Attack (missile) craft.(1975-1997) museum ship at Naval Museum Karlskrona (12, all retired, 1 preserved, service 1972-2005)

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Sistership R-142 ca. 2019. Credit: Bengt Nyman from Vaxholm, Sweden, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

HMS Västervik Karlskrona naval museum 2019

Kaparen / Hugin Class LOA 120′ TDISP 170 tons (16, retired, 7 units updated as Kaparen class) Norwegian-built

Munin(P152)
HSwMS Munin P-152 ca. 1980. Credit: MagnusO, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Hugin missile boat Karlskrona 2007

HSwMS Hugin P-151 (1978-2001)preserved at Maritiman Museum, GothenburgHSwMS Hugin missile boat Maritima Gothenburg 2018

Torpedo Boats

HSwMS Spica T-121 (1966-1989) Spica class FAC LOA 139′ TDISP 210 tons (6 retired, 1 preserved at Vasa Museum, Stockholm)

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HSwMS Spica T-126, ca 1966. Credit: Bergquist, Åke, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

HSwMS Spica T-121 Stockholm 2017

HSwMS Virgo T-126 (1968-1989) hulk in Marina near Stockholm until about 2008.HSwMS Virgo T-126 hulk Stockholm 2007

T-38 T-32 type Torpedo Boat LOA 76′ TDISP 40 tons preserved at the Marinmuseum, Karlskrona.

TR-38 plans KR 0518
T-32 type plans, Credit: Marinmusuem KR-0518. (CC BY-SA)

T-38 torpedo boat Karlskrona museum 2019

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