RFA Wave Master (A193)

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History
RFA EnsignUnited Kingdom
Name:
  • SS Empire Salisbury (1944-46)
  • RFA Wave Master (1946-63)
Builder: Sir J. Laing & Sons Ltd, Sunderland
Laid down: 1943
Launched: 20 May 1944
Commissioned: December 1946
Decommissioned: 23 September 1962
Fate: Scrapped in May 1963
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: Parsons double reduction geared turbines,3 drum type boilers, 6,800 hp (5,100 kW).
Speed: 14.5 knots (26.9 km/h)

RFA Wave Master (A193) was a Wave-class fleet support tanker of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.

She was built as Empire Salisbury by Sir J. Laing & Sons Ltd, and transferred to the Royal Fleet Auxiliary in 1946. She was laid up at Singapore on 23 September 1962, and scrapped at Jurong in May 1963.