Copenhagen. Holmen naval base. Peder Skram frigate
Pier "Elefanten" (map) took its name from the flooded this place of the ship, which became its Foundation. Here moored museum's ship - a frigate of Danish Royal Navy HDMS Peder Skram.
Frigate Peder Skram was launched at the Royal dockyard in 1964, adopted in may 1966 with onboard number F352. The ship has a displacement of 2,755 tons, a length of 112.65, width 12.25 and draught of 5.2 metres. Powerplant - two gas-turbine units with a capacity of 22 thousand HP and two diesel engines at 2,400 HP, the Ship could reach a speed of 30 knots (56 km/h) and pass 7200 miles (13,300 km) 12 the nodal economic progress. This is very good for ships of this class.
The ship was originally armed with four 127mm guns of the main caliber in two turrets, four 40mm Bofors guns and four torpedo tubes. In 1978 one of the towers of the main caliber was removed and the ship received launchers 8 anti-aircraft missiles Sea Sparrow and Harpoon anti-ship 8. These rockets linked the incident that occurred during a training exercise September 26, 1982, when spontaneously, I started one of the "Harpoons". The rocket flew 34 kilometers, damaging several power lines, until I came to a small grove in the holiday village, where it exploded. When this was destroyed by a 4 year old house and about 130 were injured. Fortunately, has done without victims. To reassure the public, the result of a hasty investigation was indicted by a technician servicing the missiles. However, careful examination came to the conclusion that the cause of unauthorized launch was the defect management system. As a result, the manufacturer of the missiles, the firm McDonnell Douglas, paid a hefty compensation.
The frigate served until July 5, 1990, after which he was transferred to the Royal naval Museum. The ship is open to visit in the school holidays -0 from 28 June to 10 August and from 11 to 19 October, from 11 to 17, the cost of the ticket 70 CZK. Buying a single ticket for 100 CZK You can also visit submarine Sælen and Sehested torpedo boat.