RFA Wave Conqueror (A245)

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RFA Wave Conqueror.jpg
RFA Wave Conqueror, pictured in 1952.
History
RFA EnsignUnited Kingdom
Name:
  • SS Empire Law
  • RFA Wave Conqueror
Operator: Royal Fleet Auxiliary
Builder: Furness Shipbuilding Company, Hartlepool
Launched: 27 November 1943
Honours and
awards:
Korea, 1951–53
Fate: Scrapped in 1960
General characteristics
Tonnage: 8,187 gross register tons (GRT)
Displacement: 16,483 tonnes full load
Length: 492 ft 8 in (150.16 m)
Beam: 64 ft 4 in (19.61 m)
Draught: 28 ft 6 in (8.69 m)
Propulsion: 2 x Metrovick double reduction geared steam turbines, 6,800 hp (5,100 kW).
Speed: 14.5 knots (26.9 km/h)

RFA Wave Conqueror was a Wave-class fleet support tanker of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary that was built in 1943 as SS Empire Law by the Furness Shipbuilding Company, Hartlepool, United Kingdom.

She saw service during the Korean War and was scrapped in 1960.

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