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Support Ships, ABSALON-class 

Main Tasks: Command platform land, air and Naval Forces, transport of personnel and material, military hospital ship or minelayer.

 Pennant No. Name Call Sign
 L 16 ABSALON OUFA
 L 17  ESBERN SNARE OUFB
 Ships Data:
 Length 137 metres
 Beam  max 19,5 metres
 Depth max 6,30 metres
 Displacement max 6.300 tons
 Cargo App. 900 m2 roll-on/roll-off
 Speed app. 23 knots
 Range 9.000 nm
 Re-supply 28 Days
 Complement App. 100 -
can embark app. 200 others
 Build 2003-2004
 Builder Odense Stålskibsværft A/S
 Helicopters 1-2
 Rapid Landing Craft Personnel 1-2
 RHIBs 1-2
 Base
 Base Port Frederikshavn
 Squadron 2. Squadron