The repair works of Estonian Navy’s lead ship is finished
Tallinn Shipyard has finished an almost three-months long scheduled repair of the vessel Admiral Cowan, the Estonian Navy’s lead ship.
The scheduled repair included full cleaning and painting of external surfaces of the vessel, servicing of minehunting sonar, repair and reinforcement of the plastic hull, kingston repair and full replacement of fender bar.
Apart from that, Tallinn Shipyard has restored the protection from electromagnetic radiation of a part of the vessel, which was new and experimental work for the shipyard.
“First and foremost, the vessel looks much better now. During the repair works, we were able to replace worn-out parts of the hull and repair the defects that always appear while the vessel is in service,” - said Tanel Leetna, the commanding officer of the minehunter. – “I am happy about the result. And I am proud to have the opportunity to work on such vessel.”
The scheduled repair of the vessel was carried out by BLRT Grupp, who had signed a framework agreement with the Estonian Navy. Admiral Cowan is one of the three Estonian Sandown-class minehunters. The two other minehunters are called Sakala and Ugandi.
Photos are made by Estonian Defence Forces, URL: http://pildid.mil.ee/Miinijahtija-Admiral-Cowan-tagasi-teenisy?page=1