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PC-1625 was built for Denmark.

Triton call sign:
Oscar - Uniform - Hotel - Charlie

PC-1618 Class Submarine Chaser/Triton Class Corvette:

  • Laid down as PC-1625 by Cantiere Navali di Taranto, Italy for the Danish Navy using "offshore" funds
  • Launched 12 September 1954
  • Commissioned Triton (F 347), 10 August 1955
  • Decommissioned 9 January 1981 and struck from the Navy list
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 875 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-1623 308k c. October 1956
    Genoa, Italy
    Flora (F 346), ex-PC-1624, Diana (F 345), ex-PC-1623 and Triton
    Carlo Martinelli
    PC-1625 272k c. October 1956
    Genoa, Italy
    PC-1625 35k c. 1956 Robert Hurst
    PC-1622 123k c. 1967
    Aarhus, Denmark
    Bellona moored inboard of Triton
    Photo by Jørgen Timm from Aarhus Stadsarkiv (Aarhus City Archives)
    Erling Baldorf
    Photo added 12 April 2020

    There is no DANFS history available for PC-1625
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