L16 Absalon

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Photo 1
Author: Ship Hunters collection
Location: (DE) Kiel
Date: 15/06/2012

Photo 2
Author: Ship Hunters collection
Location: (DE) Kiel
Date: 15/06/2012
Administrative data Technical data
name: L16 Absalon
commissioned: 2007
flag: Denmark
dimensions: 137.60 x 19.50 x 6.30 m
type: "Absalon" class flexible support ship
specs: crew: 169
speed: 24.00 kn

former name(s): new name(s):
No known former names F341 Absalon ('20-..) (Danish navy)

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

Extra info:
She and her sistervessel F342 Esbern Snareare (ex L17 Esbern Snare) were primarily designed for command and support roles, with a large ro-ro deck, but with their many offensive weapons and new anti-submarine weapons and tasks, the class was changed to frigates in 2020

Converted? This vessel was converted from flexible support ship to ASW frigate in the year 2020.
Museum? No
Decommissioned? This vessel was still active on 17/04/2021
Scrapping? Not scrapped on 17/04/2021.
Severely damaged? No