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PC-1624 was built for Denmark.

Diana call sign:
Oscar - Uniform - Echo - Golf

PC-1618 Class Submarine Chaser/Triton Class Corvette:

  • Laid down as PC-1624 by Cantiere del Tirreno, Riva Trigoso, Taranto, Italy for the Danish Navy using "offshore" funds
  • Launched 25 June 1955
  • Commissioned Flora (F 346), 28 August 1956
  • Decommissioned in 1977
  • Offered for sale in autumn of 1979 by the Defense Logistic Agency
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 875 t.
    1962 - 894 t.
  • Length 249.6'
  • Beam 31.5'
  • Draft 10' 3"
  • Speed 20.4 kts.
  • Complement 108
  • Armament: Two Mk M/55 76mm mounts; two twin M/48 40-mm mounts
    1960 - Two Mk M/60 76mm mounts and one Mk M/48 40mm mount), two Hedgehog rocket launchers, four K-gun depth charge projectors and one depth charge launcher
  • Propulsion: Two 4,600hp Ansaldo-FIAT diesel engines, two shafts.

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    Size Image Description Source
    PC-1624 280k 25 June 1955
    Launching at Cantiere navale di Riva Trigoso, Italy
    This ship and her sister ship Diana marked the new beginning of Italy's shipyards after the war
    Erling Baldorf
    PC-1624 105k
    PC-1623 308k c. October 1956
    Genoa, Italy
    Flora, Diana (F 346), ex-PC-1623 and Triton (F 347), ex-PC-1625
    Carlo Martinelli

    There is no DANFS history available for PC-1624
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