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Frankfurt am Main, A1412 of the German Navy
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No: 15915   Contributor: Peter Langsdale   Year: 2005   Manufacturer: Flensburger Schiffbau, Germany   Country: Sweden
Frankfurt am Main, A1412 of the German Navy

Berlin class combat support ship photographed on 30 April 2005 at Kvillepiren, Gothenburg.
Built by Flensburger Schiffbaugesellschaft, Flensburg, Germany, launched 5 January 2001, Commissioned 27 May 2002. Home port: Kiel, Germany.
Length: 569' 8" (173.7m), Beam: 78' 7" (24m), Draught: 24' 2" (7.4m), Displacement: 19,841 std (18,000mt), 22,310 full (20,240mt).
2 x diesel engines, speed: 20 knots.
Can carry 2 x helicopters, Westland Sea King or NH-90.
Picture added on 02 December 2010 at 10:41
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News report on 25 March 2011 from the vesseltracker web site:
"On Mar 24, 2011, a fire broke out aboard the "Frankfurt am Main" in the port of Hamburg. Garbage sacks were alight and caused development of dense fume. The fire rescue was called and tackled the fire from land and sea. The ship was berthed at the Norder Yard for overhauls at that time."

Added by Peter Langsdale on 27 March 2011.
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