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HNoMS Oslo (F300)
Oslo in 1 October 1971
Norwegian frigate Oslo in the North Atlantic, Oct 1971.
Career (Norway)
Name: Oslo
Ordered: 1960
Launched: 17 January 1964
Commissioned: 29 January 1968
Identification: F300
Fate: Sunk 25 January 1994
General characteristics
Class & type: Oslo-class frigate
Displacement:
  • 1,735 long tons (1,763 t) standard
  • 2,100 long tons (2,134 t) full load
Length: 96.6 m (316 ft 11 in)
Beam: 11.2 m (36 ft 9 in)
Draft: 5.5 m (18 ft 1 in)
Propulsion: Twin steam boilers, one high pressure and one low pressure steam turbine, 20,000 hp (14,914 kW)
Speed: 25 knots (29 mph; 46 km/h)
Range: 3,900 nautical miles at 15 knots (7,200 km at 28 km/h)
Complement: 120 (129 max) officers and men
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • Siemens/Plessey AWS-9 long range air search radar
  • Racal DeccaTM 1226 surface search radar in I band
  • Kongsberg MSI-90(U) tracking and fire control system
  • Raytheon Mk 95; I/J-band search and track radar for Sea Sparrow
  • Medium frequency Thomson-CSF Sintra/Simrad TSM 2633 combined hull and VDS active sonar
  • High frequency Terne III active sonar
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
4 × Mark 36 SRBOC chaff launchers ESM: AR 700 suite
Armament:

HNoMS Oslo (pennant number F300) was an Oslo-class frigate of the Royal Norwegian Navy.

She was launched on 17 January 1964, and commissioned on 29 January 1968. Oslo, ran aground near Marstein island on 24 January 1994. One officer was killed in the accident. The next day, on 25 January, she was taken under tow. She sank on the same day in Korsfjorden outside Steinneset in Austevoll county.


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