Unit History: RFA Retainer

RFA Retainer
RFA Retainer (A329) was an armament support ship of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.
R.F.A. Retainer was originally built for the China Navigation Co. as passenger and cargo liner named Chungking . She was purchased in 1952 and converted into a Stores Support ship between autumn 1954 and April 1955 by Palmers Hebburn Co . These facilities were extended in another refit by Palmers between March and August 1957- extra cargo handling gear, lifts and new bridge wings were added. She was sold for breaking up in Spain in 1979.

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