Peder Skram-class frigate
The Peder Skram class frigate was a class of frigate built for the Royal Danish Navy in the period 1964 - 1967. Only two vessels in this class were ever constructed, Peder Skram F352 and Herluf Trolle F353. The ships were named after Danish Admirals Peder Skram and Herluf Trolle
|Builders:||Helsingør Skibsværft og Maskinbyggeri A/S, Denmark|
|Operators:||Royal Danish Navy|
|Succeeded by:||Niels Juel-class corvette|
|Displacement:||2200 tons standard, 2720 tons full load|
|Propulsion:||2 shaft CODOG, 2 x 22,000 SHP gas turbines (modified Pratt & Whitney JT4); 2 x 2,400 SHP General Motors diesel engines|
|Range:||2500 nmi at 18 knots|
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The ships were modernised in 1976-78 and fitted with guided missiles. Herluf Trolle suffered a serious engine room fire in 1982 and was repaired by 1983. Both ships were placed in reserve in 1987 decommissioned in 1990. Peder Skram is preserved and open to the public at the naval station in Copenhagen. Herluf Trolle was scrapped in Belgium in 1995.
- Gardiner, Robert (ed.) (1995). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1947–1995. London: Conway Maritime. ISBN 0-85177-605-1. OCLC 34284130.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link) Also published as Gardiner, Robert; Chumbley, Stephen; Budzbon, Przemysław (1995). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1947–1995. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-55750-132-7. OCLC 34267261.
- Nørby, Søren (2006). Fregatterne Peder Skram og Herluf Trolle. Copenhagen: Statens Forsvarshistoriske Museum. ISBN 87-89022-48-3.
- - page from Danish Naval History