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Unit History: RFA Wave Protector

RFA Wave Protector
WAVE PROTECTOR  1944
 
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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