4th Naval Warfare Flotilla (Sweden)

The 4th Naval Warfare Flotilla (Swedish: Fjärde sjöstridsflottiljen or 4. sjöstridsflj) is one of three flotillas in the Swedish Navy and is a part of the Berga Naval Base. The unit is based at Berga south of the Swedish capital Stockholm. It was formed in 2005 when the former naval mine warfare flotilla was split and surface warfare units was edit.

4th Naval Warfare Flotilla
Fjärde sjöstridsflottiljen
4. sjöstridsflottiljen vapen.svg
Active1994–present
CountrySweden
AllegianceSwedish Armed Forces
BranchSwedish Navy
TypeNaval warfare
SizeFlotilla
Part ofMiddle Military District (1994–2000)
Joint Forces Command (2000–2005)
SAFHQ (2005–)
Garrison/HQBerga
Motto(s)Prudentia et constantia[note 1]
("Thoroughness and perseverance")
ColorsBlack and gold
March"Vivu esperanto" (Rydberg)[note 2]
Commanders
Current
commander
Captain Fredrik Palmquist

ShipsEdit

Commanding officersEdit

  • 1994–1997: Christer Nordling
  • 1997–2000: Johan Fischerström
  • 2000–2003: Claes-Göran Hagström
  • 2003–2006: Lennart Bengtsson
  • 2006–2009: Jan Thörnqvist
  • 2009–2013: Jonas Wikström
  • 2013–2013: Pontus Krohn (acting)
  • 2014–2017: Ewa Skoog Haslum[3]
  • 2017–20xx: Fredrik Palmquist[4]

Names, designations and locationsEdit

Name Translation From To
2. minkrigsavdelningen 2nd Mine Warefare Division 1994-07-01 2000-06-30
4. minkrigsflottiljen 4th Mine Warefare Flotilla 2000-07-01 2004-12-31
4. sjöstridsflottiljen 4th Naval Warfare Flotilla 2005-01-01
Designation From To
2. minkriavd 1994-07-01 2000-06-30
4. minkriflj 2000-07-01 2004-12-31
4. sjöstridsflj 2005-01-01
Location From To
Berga Naval Base 1994-07-01 2004-12-31
Muskö naval base 2005-01-01 2008-??-??
Berga Naval Base 2009-??-??

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Introduced in the 1970s for the 6th Mine Clearance Division (6. minröjningsavdelningen).[1]
  2. ^ The march was adopted and established on 30 June 1994.[2]

ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Handbok: parad 6: traditionsvård 2017, p. 55
  2. ^ Sandberg 2007, p. 65
  3. ^ Jirlind, Magnus. "Ny flottiljchef är utsedd på 4.sjöstridsflottiljen". Marinbloggen (in Swedish). Swedish Armed Forces. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Ewa Skoog Haslum ny vicerektor vid Försvarshögskolan" (in Swedish). Swedish Armed Forces. 11 November 2016. Retrieved 9 November 2017.

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