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Unit History: RFA Wave Laird

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.
 
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Active From: 1946 - 1970

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