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Indonesian Navy receives KRI dr. Wahidin Sudirohusodo and KRI Golok


According to a tweet published by PT Pal Indonesia on January 14, 2022, the Indonesian Navy received hospital ship KRI dr. Wahidin Sudirohusodo and Klewang-class fast attack craft KRI Golok.
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Russian Vyborg Shipyard laid the Purga ice class coastguard ship of project 23550 925 001 Hospital ship KRI dr. Wahidin Sudirohusodo (Picture source: PT Pal Indonesia)


KRI dr. Wahidin Sudirohusodo (991) is a hospital ship of the Indonesian Navy. It is named after an Indonesian national hero Wahidin Soedirohoesodo. It was built in Indonesia by PT PAL.

It has a length of 124 meters and a beam of 21.8 meters. The ship displacement is 7,290 tonnes. It has a capacity of 643 people, including 159 patients. It has a maximum speed of 18 knots, a cruising speed of 14 knots, and an economical speed of 12 knots. It can sail up to 30 days and 10,000 nautical miles.

The Klewang-class fast attack craft is stealth, wave-piercing, carbon trimaran fast attack craft built by PT Lundin Industry Invest.

Shortly after being floated out, on 28 September 2012, KRI Klewang was destroyed by fire while being outfitted at shipyard. The second ship in the class KRI Golok was launched on 21 August 2021. 

The vessels are powered by four MAN V12 diesel engines with a total power output of 7,200 horsepower (5.4 MW), which propel four MJP 550 waterjets, with two located on the outrigger and the other two on the main hull.