|Photographer:||Gena Anfimov [View profile]||Title:||LTS Jotvingis N42||Added:||Jul 30, 2011|
|Captured:||July 30, 2011||IMO:||Unavailable||Hits:||537|
||Mine Warfare Ships|
|Photo taken at Port of Klaipeda (Lithuania) on July 30.2011 Former HNoMS "Vidar" (N52) a Royal Norwegian Navy minelayer and command vessel. "Vidar" was built by Mjellem & Karlsen in Bergen in 1977. Her sistership is HNoMS Vale, which was given to Latvia in 2003. Vidar is named after Odin's son Vidar from Norse mythology. The vessel was the command ship for MCMFORNORTH in 2004 and 2005. In 2006 she was sold to Lithuania and given the name Jotvingis. Entered service Lithuanian Navy -07.04.2006/ Length : 64,8 m.
Beam : 12,0 m.
Draught : 4,0 m.
Tonnage : 1.500 tons
Displacement: 1750 tons
Maximum speed : 15 knots
The vessel is driven by 2 Wichmann diesel 4.200 HP engines.
„Jotvingis" (N42) is armed with 2 BOFORS L/70(40mm) guns , DSK 2x(12.7mm) machine-guns, 1xMistral surface-to-air missile.
The mission of the staff and support vessel, N42 Jotvingis is to be a platform for the staff during exercises and operations and to provide all-purpose logistical support not only to the mine-hunters but also to the entire flotilla of ships.