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Unit History: RFA Wave Commander

RFA Wave Commander
WAVE COMMANDER 1944
 
8,141 grt; 16,650 tons nominal full displacement.
 
465ft 3ins (492ft 6ins o/a) x 64ft x 35ft 6ins (68ft o/a)
 
Built 1944  Furness Shipbuilding Ltd, Haverton Hill-on-Tees.
 
Launched 21st April 1944 as EMPIRE PALADIN
 
Three drum type boilers.
 
Two Metrovick type doubled reducing geared HP & LP Steam Turbines
 
Single screw; 6,800 shp; 15 knots
 
1944 EMPIRE PALADIN ; MOWT ; Managed by Athel
 
1946 WAVE COMMANDER, Royal Fleet Auxiliary
 
Pennant : A244
 
1954  14th July ; Involved in a collision in the Straits of Gibraltar, in fog,
 
         with the BP tanker BRITISH UNITY.
 
         WAVE COMMANDER was escorted back to Gibraltar by WAVE BARON.
 
1959 Scrapped Inverkeithing
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Active From: 1944 - 1959

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