RFA Sir Geraint (L3027)
|Career (United Kingdom)|
|Laid down:||June 1965|
|Launched:||26 January 1967|
|Commissioned:||12 July 1967|
|Decommissioned:||1 May 2003|
|Fate:||Sold commercially and renamed Sir G in July 2005. Scrapped in India in December 2005|
|Class & type:||Round Table class LSL|
|Displacement:||3,270 tons standard
5,674 tons fully loaded
|Length:||412 ft (126 m)|
|Beam:||60 ft (18 m)|
|Draught:||13 ft (4.0 m)|
|Propulsion:||2 Mirrlees National ALSSDM10 diesels.
Power: 9,400 bhp (7,010 kW)
|Range:||9,200 miles at 15 knots|
|Complement:||68 crew, up to 340 passengers|
|Armament:||Two 40 mm Bofors AA guns.|
|Aircraft carried:||Up to 20 Wessex helicopters (1973)|
RFA Sir Geraint (L3027) was a landing ship logistic of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.
She served in the Falklands War as part of the taskforce sent to recover the islands.
Sir Geraint was listed for disposal in May 2003 and was reported broken up in India in December 2005.
- Raymond Blackman, Ships of the Royal Navy (Macdonald and Jane's, London, 1973)
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