RFA Bishopdale (A128)

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Career (UK) RFA Ensign
Name: RFA Bishopdale
Ordered: 1936
Builder: Lithgows
Launched: 31 March 1937
Commissioned: 6 June 1937
Decommissioned: 8 October 1959
Fate: Arrived at Bilbao for scrapping on 17 February 1970
General characteristics
Class and type: Dale-class fleet tanker
Displacement: 17,357 tons full load
Length: 481 ft 6 in (146.76 m)
Beam: 61 ft 8 in (18.80 m)
Draught: 27 ft 6 in (8.38 m)
Propulsion: Burmeister & Wain 6-cylinder diesels with a single shaft. 490 nhp.
Speed: 11.5 knots (21.3 km/h)
Complement: 44

RFA Bishopdale (A128) was a Dale-class fleet tanker of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.

She was decommissioned on 8 October 1959 and was laid up at Devonport Dockyard.