Picture gallery A 53 Oker fleet service boat in the Kiel Canal. The naval vessel passed the canal together with three other naval vessels on February 8th, 2022.

The Oker (A 53) is a fleet service boat of the Oste class of the German Navy. The Oker belongs to Operational Flotilla 1 and there to the 1st Submarine Squadron with the home port of Eckernförde. The river Oker in Lower Saxony gives it its name. The Oker is 83.5 meters long, 14.6 meters wide and was built by the Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft. The keel was laid in 1986.

Shipspotting Location: Kiel, lock viewing platform Kiel-Wik

Video Oker (A 53) Fleet Service Boat

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