Unit History: RFA Wave Governor
WAVE GOVERNOR 1944
8,200 grt; 16,650 tons nominal full displacement.
465ft 3ins x 64ft x 35ft 6ins (68ft o/a)
Built 1944 Furness Shipbuilding Ltd, Haverton Hill-on-Tees.
Launched 30th November 1944
Three drum type boilers.
Two Parsons type doubled reducing geared HP & LP Steam Turbines.
Single screw; 6,800 shp; 15 knots
1944 WAVE GOVERNOR; Royal Fleet Auxiliary
Pennant : A247
1945 July : Pacific; Task Force 112
1950/1 Work “beyond the capabilities of ship’s staff”, was given to the Royal Fleet Auxiliary WAVE GOVERNOR, by The New Zealand Navy Yards.
1960 Sold to breakers.