Finnish Navy Shows Off New Jehu Class Ship
One of the new Jehu class landing ships, which the Finnish Navy received in June, will be presented to the audience for the first time on 9 July in the South Harbour of Helsinki, Finland.
The multipurpose and fast Jehu class represents the newest capacity of the Navy. The ships can be used for troop transports, medical and evacuation tasks, landing, sea surveillance and escorting tasks, as well as for battle and battle support missions. The Jehu boats can be used both in the archipelago and coastal areas and on the high seas.
The Navy celebrates its anniversary on 9 July at the Lubeck Quay, the Pakkahuone Quay and the Keisarinluoto Quay in the South Harbour of Helsinki.
The ships will arrive in Helsinki on Wednesday, 8 July. They will arrive in a Parade of Ships, which is the first one in ten years. The ships will come in through the Särkänsalmi strait and will be received in the narrow channel between the Olympia Terminal and the island Klippan. The vessels are expected to berth in the South Harbour.
On Thursday the celebration of the anniversary will start with a ceremonial hoisting of the flag at 8 a.m.
Image: Marine Alutech Oy Ab