RFA Wave Conqueror (A245)
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RFA Wave Conqueror, pictured in 1952.
|Operator:||Royal Fleet Auxiliary|
|Builder:||Furness Shipbuilding Company, Hartlepool|
|Launched:||27 November 1943|
|Fate:||Scrapped in 1960|
|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)|
She saw service during the Korean War and was scrapped in 1960.
- Colledge, J.J. Ships of the Royal Navy: An Historical Index Volume 2: Navy-built Trawlers, Drifters, Tugs and Requisitioned Ships. Newton Abbot: David & Charles.
- Rottman, Gordon L (2002). Korean War Order of Battle: United States, United Nations, and Communist Ground, Naval, and Air Forces, 1950-1953. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 0-275-97835-4.
- Jane's Fighting Ships of World War II. New York: Crescent Books. 1989.
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