18 Sprangaren

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Author: Ship Hunters collection
Location: Stockholm (SE)
Date: 02/08/2016

Administrative data Technical data
name: 18 Sprangaren
commissioned: 1918
flag: Sweden
dimensions: 26.00 x 7.00 x 3.00 m
type: "Sokaren" class minesweeper
specs: N/A
speed: 10.00 kn

former name(s): new name(s):
18 Sprangaren ('18-'30)
49 Sprangaren ('30-'70)
Klaback (70-'96)(civilian tug)
No known new names

We also have pictures of this vessel under the folowing name(s).

Extra info:
She was launched in 1918 and was discarded in 1962. After disposal in 1962 she was sold and in 1970 she was used as a tug in Varberg port under the name Klåback.
there, she remained active until 1996.

In 2010 the Veterans Wing members started renovation with the intention to return the ship to be able to go on its own steam.

Converted? This vessel was converted from minesweeper to tug in the year 1970.
Museum? She is part of a heritage preservation project, or belongs to a museum.
Decommissioned? This vessel was decommissioned or transfered in the year 1962
Scrapping? Not scrapped on 26/02/2017.
Lost at sea or sunken? No