RFA Sir Caradoc (L3522)

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St George and Sir Caradoc 1984.jpg
RFA Sir Caradoc alongside a smaller vessel at Marchwood Military Port in 1984
History
RFA EnsignUnited Kingdom
Name: RFA Sir Caradoc
Laid down: 13 December 1971
Launched: 11 August 1972
Commissioned: 17 March 1983
Decommissioned: June 1988
Renamed:
  • Launched as Grey Master
  • Renamed Sir Caradoc in 1983
  • Stamveien in July 1988
  • Hua Lu in 1994
  • Morning Star 11 in 2002
  • Royal Nusantara in 2006
Fate: Sold into civilian service
General characteristics
Length: 406 ft 10 in (124.00 m)
Beam: 53 ft 11 in (16.43 m)
Draught: 16 ft 0.25 in (4.88 m)
Propulsion: 4 x 9 cyl Normo diesels
Speed: 16 knots (30 km/h)
Complement: 24

RFA Sir Caradoc (L3522) was a temporarily chartered roll-on/roll-off ferry of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. She was procured to fill the gap caused by loss and damage to Round Table class landing ships during the Falklands War.