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Photographer:lappino [View profile]Title:UNKNOWNAdded:Jan 07, 2017
Captured:January 07, 2017IMO:UnavailableHits:1,044
Location:Chinhae, Korea (South)
Photo Category: Mystery Ships
Description:
Daphne Class patrol boat I'm assuming a lot here: first of all, that it's a patrol boat; then, it looks Russian/Soviet, judging by her superstructure and the hatch at the stern (where skipper keeps his rabbit - private joke, never mind...).
It's been here at Jinhae port for quite a long time, to be refitted as a fishing boat, I guess.
Anyway, lots of guesses, and very little info.
So, help is welcome.

Edit: info on her Danish origin supplied by Tom H.
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davidships on Jun 24, 2017 18:03 (3 months ago)
Found NYMFEN is listed as yacht SEAL (IMO 8962814) since 2002.
192gt
PAN flag, reg Panama, ON 30403PEXT, c/s HO2821

Sea Star S de RL, Honduras
mng Pacific Maritime Co Ltd, Busan

Not found anything more on NAJADEN.
STANAG1166 on Apr 14, 2017 20:07 (6 months ago)
This is not HAVMANDEN. It is either NAJADEN or NYMFEN, which are the only two of the class that was shipped to the Korea. Both were loaded on board the German ship Annemieke in Aarhus July 18, 2002 for transportation to Korea. Both ships were purchase by Russians.
PerK on Jan 11, 2017 22:25 (9 months ago)
It looks like the stern leaning outwards / straight down on the DAPHNE class boat in Chinhae.
The stern tilted at least, not inward. The first four boats in the class, including HAVMANDEN, built with the stern sloping inwards.
Regards
PerK
rarcand on Jan 11, 2017 02:34 (9 months ago)
There is also this one, spotted in 1966 at Southampton and already modified. http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=233197#
davidships on Jan 10, 2017 23:40 (9 months ago)
That site, Rarcand, says that after the fire in August 2009, DAPHNE was too badly damaged and ws towed to Fredrikshavn for scrapping.

The fates of most of the others have proved elusive, though others were broken up in Denmark - there is only one which shows any positive indication of sailing in the Far East:

HAVMANDEN (P532)
30/12/1979 sold to US interests but remained in store in Denmark
31/12/1988 entered on the Danish shipregister. Later registered and sold to US buyers
Later sailed as a mission and medical ship in the Pacific.

Not in annual Danish register under that name.
rarcand on Jan 07, 2017 20:59 (9 months ago)
The DAPHNE of this class was transformed in a civil ship after her service with the Danish navy, in 2009. The site http://www.p530-daphne.dk/
is in danish but gives a lot of information. Sadly, the ship was damaged by fire and I do not know what happened after.
lappino on Jan 07, 2017 19:15 (9 months ago)
Thus, starting from my incorrect assumption about her Russian origin, we get to experience the full power of shipspotting.com!
Great info, thanks, Tom! :)

Cheers

Vlad
Tom H on Jan 07, 2017 19:05 (9 months ago)
Hi

Think its a old danish boat
http://navalhistory.dk/English/TheShips/Classes/Daphne_Class%281961%29.htm
lappino on Jan 07, 2017 14:47 (9 months ago)
Well spotted, Adrian. But the writing "절대감속" belongs to a traffic sign, meaning something like "Reduce speed", so it can not help here.

Cheers

Vlad
Adrian Ford on Jan 07, 2017 14:21 (9 months ago)
Hello

At the stern there is a sign on the quay in Chinese just before the 2 trucks. Could this give a name?
Best Wishes
Adrian
lappino on Jan 07, 2017 12:03 (9 months ago)
Yer, Holger, I'm sure it doesn't. :)
But I think that this item is not original (just like the crane), but is part of the refitting work.

Cheers

Vlad
Holger Jaschob on Jan 07, 2017 11:55 (9 months ago)
Hi Vlad,

at the main mast there's a radar device of maker Furuno. Don't really believe that Russian Navy prefers this supplier...
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