A50 Alster

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Author: Leo Van Ginderen collection
Location: (DE) Kiel
Date: 16/06/2016

Administrative data Technical data
name: A50 Alster
commissioned: 1988
flag: Germany
dimensions: 83.50 x 14.60 x 4.20 m
type: "Oste" class (type 423) fleet service ships
specs: crew: 36 + up to 40 mission specialists
speed: 21.00 kn

former name(s): new name(s):
No known former names No known new names

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Extra info:
The "Oste" class are purpose built signals intelligence (SIGNINT/ELINT) and reconnaissance ships of the German Navy. Officially designated as "fleet service ships".

Accommodation for the crew was designed to civil standards, and the "Oste" class offers much more comfort for the crew than other ships in the German Navy.

Converted? This vessel has not been converted.
Museum? No
Decommissioned? This vessel was still active on 10/07/2022
Scrapping? Not scrapped on 10/07/2022.
Severely damaged? No