HDMS Ejnar Mikkelsen

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HDMS Ejnar Mikkelsen In Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The HDMS Ejnar Mikkelsen is a Royal Danish Navy patrol vessel.[1][2][3][4][5] Launched in November 2007, she is the second vessel of the Knud Rasmussen class. The normal patrol area of the Ejnar Mikkelsen, and her sister ships, will be the waters around Greenland.

The HDMS Hvidbjørnen and the Ejnar Mikkelsen participated with Danish air elements in sovereignty and Search and Rescue exercises off Greenland's west coast in September 2009.[1] The vessels patrol took them to the Nares Strait, close to Hans Island, the approaches to the Northwest Passage, and to Lancaster Sound. In Lancaster Sound they joined in a Search and Rescue exercise with the Canadian Coast Guard vessel the CCGS Henry Larsen.


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