HNoMS Narvik (F304)


Norwegian frigate KNM Narvik (F304) underway in the Atlantic Oean, in 1983.jpg
Norwegian frigate Narvik (F304).
Name: Narvik
Ordered: 1960
Launched: 8 January 1965
Commissioned: 30 November 1966
Decommissioned: 1 August 2007
Identification: F304
Fate: transferred to the Royal Norwegian Navy Museum in Horten
General characteristics
Class and type: Oslo-class frigate
  • 1,450 long tons (1,473 t) standard
  • 1,745 long tons (1,773 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: 4,500 nautical miles at 15 knots (8,300 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

HNoMS Narvik (pennant number F304) was an Oslo-class frigate of the Royal Norwegian Navy.

Narvik, the last active ship of the class, was transferred to the Royal Norwegian Navy Museum in Horten.[1]


  1. ^ Forsvarsnett, Narvik to be museum ship (in Norwegian) Archived September 30, 2007, at the Wayback Machine