Unit History: RFA Wave Laird
RFA Wave Laird (A119) was a fleet support tanker of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.
WAVE LAIRD 1946
8,200 grt; 16,650 tons full displacement.
465ft 3ins x 64ft x 35ft 6ins (68ft o/a)
Built 1945 Sir J. Laing & Sons Ltd, Sunderland.
Launched 3rd April 1946 as EMPIRE DUNBAR
Three drum type boilers.
Two Metrovick type doubled reducing geared HP & LP Steam Turbines.
Single screw; 6,800 shp; 15 knots
1946 WAVE LAIRD; Royal Fleet Auxiliary
Pennant : A119
1970 Scrapped Gandia, Spain.