RFA Eddyreef (A202)

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RFA Eddyreef
RFA Eddyreef
History
RFA Ensign
Name: RFA Eddyreef
Builder: Caledon Shipbuilding Co., Dundee
Launched: 28 May 1953
In service: 23 October 1953
Out of service: 1958
Fate: Scrapped, 1964
General characteristics
Type: Tanker
Tonnage: 2,200 long tons deadweight (DWT)
Length: 286 ft 5 in (87.3 m)
Beam: 46 ft 4 in (14.1 m)
Draft: 17 ft 3.5 in (5.3 m)
Propulsion: 3-cylinder triple expansion steam engine
Speed: 12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph)

RFA Eddyreef (A202) was an Eddy class coastal tanker[1] coastal tanker of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.

Built by the Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Company, Dundee,[2] the ship was launched on 28 May 1953, and entered service on 23 October 1953.

Eddyreef was laid up in 1958, and departed from Devonport, Plymouth, in tow for demolition at Willebroek, Belgium, in March 1964.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eddy Class & 1500 Ton Class". rfaaplymouth.org. Retrieved 2009-11-16. 
  2. ^ "RFA Eddyreef". www.historicalrfa.org. Retrieved 2009-11-16.