Unit History: RFA Wave Master
RFA Wave Master (A193) was a fleet support tanker of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.
WAVE MASTER 1944
8,199 grt; 16,650 tons nominal full displacement.
465ft 3ins x 64ft x 35ft 6ins (68ft o/a)
Built 1944 Sir J. Laing & Sons Ltd, Sunderland.
Launched 20th May 1944 as EMPIRE SALISBURY
Three drum type boilers.
Two Parson type doubled reducing geared HP & LP Steam Turbines.
Single screw; 6,800 shp; 15 knots
1944 EMPIRE SALISBURY ; MOWT; managed by Eagle Oil Co.
1946 WAVE MASTER; Royal Fleet Auxiliary
Pennant : A193
1963 Scrapped Singapore