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Belgian minehunter Narcis (M923)

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Name  Narcis
Christened  14 March 1991
Launched  30 March 1990
Draft  3.6 m
Namesake  Narcissus
Status  in active service
Length  52 m
Builder  Rupelmonde
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Class and type  Tripartite-class minehunter
Displacement  536 t (528 long tons) empty 605 t (595 long tons) full load

Narcis (M923) is a Tripartite-class minehunter of the Belgian Naval Component, launched on 30 March 1990, at the Mercantile-Belyard shipyard in Rupelmonde and christened by Mrs. Lafosse-De Backer, the wife of the then Mayor of Mons, on 14 March 1991. The patronage of Narcis was accepted by the city of Mons. It was the ninth of the Belgian Tripartite-class minehunters. The Belgian government chose to deploy the ship as part of its involvement with enforcing the Libyan no-fly zone

It is currently commanded by Lieutenant First Class Jurgen Van Daele.

References

Belgian minehunter Narcis (M923) Wikipedia


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