Marine museums, ships and ports

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

During the holiday along Larsen Plads promenade lined up several warships.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

Of course, I could not pass by and spent most of my free time in Copenhagen getting to know the Danish Royal Navy.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

As it turned out - it holds an open day diving and rescue service.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

In addition to the display of modern technology and equipment exhibition has another purpose-to attract young people, offering them a professional career in the Navy.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

A small stand tells us that a special unit for underwater work was organized in the Danish Navy in 1662.

ВМФ Дании - корабли водолзаной службы

In 1883 the school of divers (Søværnets Dykkerskoles) was opened. Now at school 304 cadets are trained for 50 specialties.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

Y311 Søløven ("Sea lion") was built in 1986 as a Flyvefisken class patrol ship and served for the protection of Maritime borders for 25 years.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

In 2011, "Sea lion" was converted to a training ship of underwater rescue service. Artillery units were removed from the ship, and equipment for diving operations was built.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

At the stairs guests are greeted by mannequins dressed in special clothes.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

Let's go up to the deck.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

Here the sailors tell the guests about their work. Of particular interest, of course, show the boys.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

In the aft part of the superstructure there is a diving equipment control station with the most modern devices.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

The post is equipped with a variety of devices, all controls are convenient, visual and functional.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

On many monitors both surface and underwater conditions around the ship are displayed.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

Decompression chamber is intended for gradual adaptation of divers to high pressure at depth and return to normal atmospheric pressure. Such cameras are necessary in order to avoid decompression illness, which not only causes dizziness, nausea, joint pain, but also can lead to irreversible consequences in the organism.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

Aqualang charging station.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

A small infirmary for first aid.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

I could walk through most of the ship's interior quite freely.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

Ship's office is not much different from the land office.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

Emergency lights are present at every step and have both mains and battery power.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

Climb the ladder to the bridge of the ship.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

Information technologies have radically changed the appearance of the control posts of modern ships - there are almost no classical devices, they have changed the screens of monitors.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

But, despite advances in electronics, without a good old magnetic compass in binnacle not do more than one ship. Although the compass is equipped with a digital indicator.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

Various navigation and radar systems greatly facilitate navigation.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

Many systems are duplicated, as it is a training ship.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

Central control station. Here we see the control levers of the main engines, thruster, rudder, gyrocompass repeater.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

In addition to the Central console, on each side of the cabin there are duplicate consoles.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

Control system for generators, propulsion motors and power supply of the ship.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service

This small excursion left unforgettable impressions, here the children's dream - to stand on the bridge of the real warship for the first time was realized.

Y311 Søløven, boat of Danish Navy underwater rescue service