Length: 187 ft 10 in – 57,254 m
Beam: 35 ft 11in
Height: 74 ft – 22,5 m
HS EVNIKI is one of the first two MHC Osprey class that were decommissioned to HN,one of the twelve Osprey class ships that serviced USN.It was launched on June 1993 and was commissioned on January 1994.
HS EVNIKI was decommissioned from USN by the name USS PELICAN and side number 53. On January 17 2007 began the decommissioning procedure and on March 16 2007 the ship was decommissioned to HN, took the name HS EVNIKI and the first C.O was Lieutenant Commander N. Gounaris HN.
The name of the Hellenic ship EVNIKI is inspired by Greek mythology. EVNIKI was one of the 50 Niriides at ancient Greece. She was the daughter of Nireas and Oceanidas. Niriides like EVNIKI lived at the bottom of the sea. During the day they were playing with dolphins, swimming and taking care of their unique beauty. Niriides also had the power to change the sea state from calm to rough. Generally Niriides reminds us of the good things the sea has to offer mankind.
15-02-2009 until 16-05-2009
22-08-2009 until 19-10-2009
22-08-2010 until 10-12-2010
03-11-2012 until 17-11-2012
04-09-2016 until 03-10-2016
RANK NAME FROM UNTIL LIEUTENANT COMMANDER N. GOUNARIS 16/03/2007 11/08/2009 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER V. KOUTSOUPIS 12/08/2009 04/08/2010 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER I. VLACHAKIS 05/08/2010 09/08/2011 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER F. PARASKEVAS 10/08/2011 27/08/2013 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER D. TSAFAS 28/08/2013 28/08/2014 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER A. LETSIOS 29/08/2014 09/08/2015 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER A. KOUNOUPAS 10/08/2015 18/12/2016 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER I. TOGKAS 19/12/2016 22/09/2018 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER A. TAKIS 23/09/2018 19/03/2020 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER V. KOFOS 20/03/2020 -