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Unit History: RFA Wave Premier

RFA Wave Premier

 
WAVE PREMIER  1946
 
8,200 grt; 16,650 tons nominal full displacement.
 
465ft 3ins x 64ft x 35ft 6ins (68ft o/a)
 
Built 1946  Furness Shipbuilding Ltd, Haverton Hill-on-Tees.
 
Launched 27th June 1946
 
Three drum type boilers.
 
Two Parson type doubled reducing geared HP & LP Steam Turbines.
 
Single screw; 6,800 shp; 15 knots
 
1946 WAVE PREMIER; Royal Fleet Auxilairy
 
Pennant : A129
 
1950/3  Served in the Korean War
 
1960 Sold for scrap in 1960 to Rosyth for ?63,000
 
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Active From: 1946 - 1960

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