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Wellington 2013

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Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Otago P148   Tenix, Williamstown, Australia 16.12.2005 18.11.2006 18.2.2010 in service (2019)
Wellington P55   Tenix, Williamstown, Australia 21.11.2006 27.10.2007 10.5.2010 in service (2019)


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1600

Displacement full, t

1900

Length, m

77.6 pp 85.0 oa

Breadth, m

14.0

Draught, m

3.60

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 MAN 12RK280 diesels

Power, h. p.

14680

Max speed, kts

22

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)

8500(12)

Armament

1 x 1 - 25/87 DS-25M Typhoon, 2 x 1 - 12.7/90, 1 helicopter (SH-2G Super SeaSprite)

Electronic equipment

2x nav. radars, EOSS e/o system, mine avoidance sonar, WARRLOCK ECM suite

Complement

45 + 38 passengers



Standard scale images


<i>Otago </i>2010
Otago 2010


Graphics


<i>Wellington </i>2013
Wellington 2013


Project history

Class of two OPVs was ordered in 2004 as part of Protector program to replace two 'broad-beam Leander' class frigates Wellington and Canterbury. Enhanced design of Irish Eithne class. Built under merchant standards. Ice-strengthened. Each has 2 7.75m fast RIBs.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.