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RFA Wave Knight Fast Fleet Tankers

BuilderBAE Systems, Barrow-in-Furness
Length 196.5 Metres / 640 feet
Breadth 28.25 Metres
Draught 9.97 Metres
Displacement, full 31,500 Tonnes
Displacement, standard 12,500 Tonnes
Gross Tonnage23,294 t
Deadweight18,260 t
Cargo capacity16,000 tonnes
Machinery
  • 4 x Wrtsil V12 diesel generators
  • 4 x General Electric CLM generator
  • TOTAL POWER UNITS 18776 SHP
    PROPS 1
    Speed 18 Knots
    range10000 (nm)
    RANGE / ENDURANCE 8000nm @ 18kts
    Complement 80 RFA + 22 RN troops
    Armament
  • 2 x Phalanx CIWS,
  • 2 x BMARC 30mm 75-caliber guns
  • 4 x 7.62mm machine gun
  • Flight Deck 1 spot for Merlin helicopter

    RFA vesselLaunchCommissionPlanned
    decom
    Wave Knight29 Sep
    2000
    16 Oct
    2002
    2028
    Wave Ruler 31 Oct
    2002
    01 Apr
    2003
    2028





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