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RS-30, Risor II, built in 1914. (Photo NSSR)

RS-38 Biskop_Hvoslef_1933-1969 now in private ownership (Photo Courtesy NSSR)


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Redningsselskapet or Norsk Selskab til Skibbrudnes Redning


Founded on 9th July 1891 in OSLO. and currently operates 25 Rescue Cruisers and a further 25 Rescue Skiffs (Smaller Craft   around the Norwegian Coastline. All names are prefixed "RS" = Redningsskoy.




Dimensions 16.15m x 4.70m Speed  
GRT 28.5t Endurance 24.9 kts
Construction GRP Range 300 nm
Engines 2 x mAN DieselD22848 LE + 2 x Perkins 700GM Crew 3


Fleet Details


Number Name C/Sign Year Base/Comments
RS-105 Ruth Opsahl LHXD 1989 Bodo. Replaced by Oscar Tybring III inlate 05/2019.
RS-106 Skuld LK4092 1990 Bodo to Helgoland.

RS-105 built 1989 by West Products A/S. Rebuilt in  1995 by Baturtrusting. Refitted in 2001. RS-106 built by Batservice Industries in 1990 and refitted in by Lindstol Risor in 1995. Refitted again in 2000.

RS-105 Ruth Opsal pictured at Bodo on 29/11/11 (Photo Courtesy Ulf Kornfeld)

RS-106 Skuld seen at Glomsfjord on 09/05/12 (Photo Courtesy Sergey Dovgelachenko_)


Andre SRK fartøy-Klassen

Dimensions 8.4 x 2.7m Speed ???
GRT ??? Endurance ???
Construction Aluminium Range ???
Engines Volvo Penta D4 314 HK Crew 3/4

Built by Arronet Teknik AB. Both operate on the large inland lakes in Norway.

Fleet Details


Number Name C/Sign Year Base/Comments
RS-148 Mjosvekteren LF5287 2012 Mjosa
rs-149 Uni Roros LF3933 2013 Femunden

Built by Marine Alutech AB

rS-148 Mjosvekteren seen on Lake MJosa (Photo unknown)


Dimensions 13.85 x 4.2m Speed 37kts
GRT   Endurance  
Construction GRP Sandwwich Range 200nm
Engines 2 x iveco 500 HK + 2 x waterjets

Or Volvo Penta  D6-435

Crew 3/4


Fleet Details

Number Name C/Sign Year Base/Comments
RS-159 Elias LF5597 2015 Moss
RS-157 Bill LF5484 2014 mandal
RS-156 Eivind Eckbo LF5478 2014 Tonsberg
RS-155 Bentd R Rasmussen LF5477 2012 Kristiansand
RS-154 Det Norske Veritas II LF5476 2014 Sunnmore
RS-153 Kystvekteren LF5405 2013 Skjeberg
RS-152 Bergesen D.Y LF5297 2012 Klaveness Marine
RS-151 Sjomann LF5270 2012 Stavanger
RS-143 Uni Kragero LF5200 2011 Kragero

Built by Swedeship  AB. rs-153 built by Marine Alutech OY

RS-154 Det Norsk Veritas II pictured on 05/07/15 at Alesund (Photo Andy DRC)

RS-152  Bergesen  T.y seen at Tjerne, Sweden on 22/06/17 )Photo Courtesy Marshall79)

RS-151 Sjomann pictured at Stavanger on 25/05/17 (Photo Marc Pingoud)

RS-143 Uni Kragero pictured off Risor on 02/07/17 (Photo Marc Pingoud)


Emmy Dyvi-Klassen

Dimensions 24m x 6.4m Speed 29.4 kts
GRT 64t Endurance  
Construction FRP Range 600nm
Engines 2 x MTu 2000 M7 + 2 x waterjets0 Crew 4


Fleet Details

Number Name C/Sign Year Base/Comments
RS-112 Emmy Dyvi LIZY 1999 Kleppesto. Sold as Surfbuster in 06/2018. To Cyprus as work boat.
RS-113 Erik Bye LITD 1997 Kristiandsund  Reported on overhaul in 2017/8. Returned to base by 07/18.
RS-114 Bergen Kreds (III) LIZR 1998 Haugesund

Built by Batatrtrust A/S

RS-112 Emmy Divey seen at Bergen on 17/02/17 (Photo Courtesy Trygve Eriksen)

The former Emmy Divey seen as deck-cargo in Gibraltar on 17/07/18 (Photo D. Ferro)

RS-113  Erik Bye, locatation and date unknown (Photo NSSR)

RS-114 Bergen Kreds (III) pictured at Haugesund on on 19/08/15 (Photo Courtesy Frode Adolphsen)



Dimensions 24.7 x 6.8m Speed 25 kts
GRT 73t Endurance  
Construction Aluminium Range 600nm
Engines 2 x MTU 16V 2000 M72+ 2 x waterjets65t Crew 3


Fleet Details


Number Name C/Sign Year Base/Comments
RS-150 Odin LFSI 2010 Havoysund
RS-137 Kristian Gerhard Jebsen LIHI 2006 Egersund
RS-136 Halfdan Grieg LNRS 2006 Maloy
RS-132 Gjert Wilhelmsen LNAW 2005 Sorver
RS-126 Harald V LMLG 2003 Rorvik
RS-125 Det Norske Veritas LMGR 2003 Ballstad

Built by Batservice Mandel A/S

RS-150 Odin seen near Havoysund on 29/04/15 (Photo Courtesy Roar Jensen)

RS-132 Gjert Wilhelmsen pictured at Hammerfest on 23/07/18 (Photo Ulf Kornfeld)

RS-125 Det Norsk Veritas seen at Alesund on 05/03/05 (Photo Aage Schjoelberg)


Peter Henry Von Koss-Klassen

Dimensions 23 x 6.2m Speed 28 kts
GRT   Endurance  
Construction Aluminium Range 800nm4
Engines 2 x mTU  12V 396 T74 diesel Crew r4


Fleet Details


Number Name C/Sign Year Base/Comments
RS-110 reidar Von Koss LHWK 1996 Batsfjord..
RS-111 Peter Henry Von Koss LHWS 1996 Egersund. Refitted and donated to Hellenic Rescue Team, Mytilini in 06/2016. Returned and based at Mehamn.

Built by Batservice A/S

RS-110 Reider Von Koss pictured on 06/10/15 (Photo Courtesy NSSR)

RS-111 Peter Henry Von Koss  06/2017 (Photo NSSR)

Petter g. Sundt-Klassen

Dimensions 17 x 4.6 Speed 30 kts
GRT   Endurance  
Construction Aluminium Range 400nm
Engines 2 x Scania 1000hp D16 + 2 x RR Waterjets Crew 3


Fleet Details


Number Name C/Sign Year Base/Comments
RS-163 Kristian Gerhard Jebsen II LCEM 20117 Bergen
RS-162 Klaveness Marine LEBG 2015 Oscarsborg
RS-160 Horn Rescue LCQM 2015 Skjaerhalden
RS-147 Inge Steensland LDLR 2010 Arendel
RS-146 Stormbull LDLN 2009 Stevern
RS-142 Horn Flyer LCLA 2009 Skjaerhalden.
RS-138 Sundt Flyer LAII 2007 Svolver

Built by Swedeship Marine AB.

RS-163 Kristian Gerhard Jebsen II seen near Bakarvagen (Photo Courtesy Alf Kere Aasibo)

RS-162 Klaveness Marine photographed at Oscarsberg on  02/05/17 (Photo Courtesy Marc Pingoud)

RS-162 Klaveness Marine seen at Holmestrand on 15/09/17 (Photo Trygve Erikson)

RS-142 Horn Flyer pictured at Skjaerhalden on 09/06/09 )Photo Per Kasrlsson)

RS-138 Sunt Flyer seen at Henningsvaer on 30/03/19 )Photo Frode  Adolphomson)




Dimensions 12.75 x 3.48m Speed 36 kts
GRT 9.59t Endurance  
Construction   Range 165 nm
Engines 2 x Yanmar 6LY3- STP Tot  650 Kw Crew 3-4


Fleet Details

Number Name C/Sign Year Base/Comments
RS-145 Vekteren LF4261 2009 Alta
RS-144 Uni Helgeland LF4260 2009 Bronnoysund
RS-141 Mersk LF4193 2008 Romsdal
RS-140 Bjarne Kyrkjebo LF4119 2007 Hjellestad
RS-139 Uni Oslofjord LF4040 2006 Oslo
RS-135 Kaptein Egil J. Nygaard LF5053 2005 Horten
RS-131 Uni LF5005 2004 Trondheim.
RS-130 Utvar LF6000 2004 Sollund og gulen
RS-129 Kjopstad LF4007 2003 Harstad
RS-128 Gideon LF3971 2003 Tromso
RS-127 Ryfylke LFF3933 2003 Tonsberg
RS-124 Hvaler LF3835 2002 Namsos
RS-123 Simrad Buholmne LF3762 2001 Malloy

Simrad Færder

LF3752 20011 Haarstad
RS-120 Sundt LF3679 2000 Stord

Designed by   Broderene Hukkleberg and maritime Partner  A/S

RS-145 Vekteren pictured at Aalsund on 20/05/09 )Photo Courtesy Aarge Schjoelberg)

RS-135 Kaptein Egil. J. Nygaard Pictured at Horten on 18/04/17 (Photo Frode adolphsen)

RS-127 Ryfylke pictured at at Tjome on 05/07/17 (Photo Marc Pingoud)

RS-122 Simrad Færder seen under the Sotra Bridge, Bergen on 22/02/17 (Photo Alf Kare Aasebo)



Dimensions 21.0 x 5.7m Speed 24.9 kts
GRT 76t Endurance  
Construction Aluminium hull with FRP superstructure with Range 400 nm
Engines 2 x MTU  16v 2000 M70 + 2 x waterjets Crew 3


Number Name C/Sign Year Base/Comments
RS-108 Kaptein  Skaugen LEFF 1991 Ballstad
RS-107 Knut Hoem LDOT 19911 Myre
RS-104 Oscar Tybring IV LSAGK 1994 Farsund
RS-100 Aegir JXXV 1988 Farsund. dbr 29/09/16.
RS-99 Skomvar III JXAT 1986 Tromso

Built by Batservice A/S )RS-107 and RS-108) Broderine A/S )RS-104) and West Products A/S RS-99).

RS-108 Kapteen Skorgen pictured on 09/07/15 at Svolver (Photo Bjorner Henningson)

RS-107 Knut Hoem Seen off Sortland on 05/05/18 Photo Courtesy Gier Vinnes) 

RS-104 Oscar Tybring IV seen at Farsund on 15/01/14 (Photo Jose Martinez Roderio)

RS-100 Aegir pictured at Farsund in about 2014 (Photo Courtesy NSSR)

RS-100 Aegir pictured on the beach at Lista on  29/09/16, the boat was sold soon after as damaged beyond repair (Photo Courtesey NSSR)

RS-99 Skomvar III at Tromso 17/07/17 (Courtesy (Svenja Becker)



Dimensions 12.6 x 3.9 Speed 46 kts
GRT   Endurance  
Construction FRP Range  
Engines 2 x 500 HK + 2 x  RR waterjets Crew 3


Number Name C/Sign Year Base/Comments
RS-166 Horn Stayer LF5305 2018 Eskjeberg.kailen
RS-165 Askeladden LF5264 2018 Lillesand.
RS-164 Jens Bye LF5245 2017 Trondheim.
RS-161 Einar Staff SR LF6164 2016 oslo12.60 x 3.90m

RS-166 Horn Flyer pictured on test (Photo Courtesy Hydrolift)

RS-165 Askilidden seen at the Jupvik Shipyaard on 25/09/18 (Photo Marshall79)

RS-164 Jens Bye, date and location unknown (Photo NSSR)

RS-161  einer Staff SR (Photographer, date and location unknown)


Dimensions 22.00 x 6.26   Speed 38 kts
GRT   Endurance 400nm
Construction Aluminium hhull and superstructure Range  
Engines 2 x MTU 1660 + 2 x RR Waterjets Crew 3


Number Name C/Sign Year Base/Comments
RS-169 Oddfelow III LFJG 2019 Bodo
RS-168 Hans Herman Horn LFAM 2019 Farsund
RS-167     2019 Laikanger
RS-158 Eider ulstein LMOT 2015 Alesund



Built by Swedeship Marine AB

RS-169 Oddfellows III onits acceptance (Photo NSSR)

RS-168 Hans Herman Horn seen at the  Jupvik Shipyard on 27/09/18 (Photo courtesy Marshall79)

RS-158 Ider  Ulstein pictured at Farsund on 28/10/15 (PhotoCourtesy  Jose A. Martinez Rodeiro)

RS-158 Eidar Ulstein seen beached in the Haram Province, near Farsund, on 28/11/18 (Photo NSSR)




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