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Unit History: RFA Wave Protector

RFA Wave Protector
8,148 grt; 16,650 tons nominal full displacement.
465ft 3ins x 64ft x 35ft 6ins (68ft o/a)
Furness Shipbuilding Ltd, Haverton Hill-on-Tees.
Launched 20th July 1944 as EMPIRE PROTECTOR(2)
Three drum type boilers.
Two Parson type doubled reducing geared HP & LP Steam Turbines.
Single screw; 6,800 shp; 15 knots
1944 EMPIRE PROTECTOR; MOWT; managed Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co.
1946 WAVE PROTECTOR; Royal Fleet Auxiliary
Pennant : A215
1958 Fuelling Hulk ; Malta
1963 Scrapped Le Grazie, Italy
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