Solveig Krey
Solveig Krey is a Norwegian naval officer.

She hails from Lonkan, and graduated from the Norwegian Naval Academy
Norwegian Naval Academy
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 in 1989. She became the first female commanding officer of a submarine
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 in the world, when she took command of HNoMS Kobben
Kobben class submarine
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, the lead ship
Lead ship
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 of her class of Royal Norwegian Navy
Royal Norwegian Navy
The Royal Norwegian Navy is the branch of the Norwegian Defence Force responsible for naval operations. , the RNoN consists of approximately 3,700 personnel and 70 vessels, including 5 heavy frigates, 6 submarines, 14 patrol boats, 4 minesweepers, 4 minehunters, 1 mine detection vessel, 4 support...

submarines, on 11 September 1995. She was also the first female commander of a Royal Norwegian Navy vessel.
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