Scale model of MINELAYER POHJANMAA from the collections of the Naval Academy

Pohjanmaa was built as a minelayer in Helsinki (at the Wärtsilä shipyards) in 1979. The vessel was transferred to the Naval Academy and became administratively a part of it 9th June 1979. At the end of 1992 it had in all made 14 training cruises abroad.

Pohjanmaa 1:50
Length, maximum:  78,3 meters
Width, maximum: 11,6 meters
Depth: 3,0 meters
Installed power: 4280 AKW
Speed: 19 knots
Armament: artillery, anti-submarine weapons, mines


Above the model a photo of the first crew of minelayer Pohjanmaa

The crew of Pohjanmaa amounted to 77 persons (+ 56 in containers för school ship purposes). The Naval Academy.


In the display case objects from the minelayer Pohjanmaa, from the collections of the Naval Academy

Remains of the bottle from the christening of the vessel, sponsor coins and a photo of the sponsor of the vessel and parts of the coffee set of the ship.