SD Faithful

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United Kingdom
Name: RMAS Faithful (A228)
Builder: Richard Dunston
Launched: 1985
In service: 1985
Out of service: 2008
Homeport: HMNB Devonport
Status: Transferred to Serco Marine Services
Civil Ensign of the United Kingdom.svgUnited Kingdom
Name: SD Faithful
In service: 2008
Status: Active
General characteristics
Tonnage: 384 GT[1]
Length: 38.8 m (127 ft 4 in)[1]
Beam: 9.42 m (30 ft 11 in)[1]
Draught: 4 m (13 ft 1 in)[1]
Propulsion: Two diesels, two shafts, 2,640 bhp
Speed: 12 kn (22 km/h; 14 mph)[1]
Complement: 5

SD Faithful is a Twin Tractor Unit Tug operated by Serco Marine Services in support of the United Kingdom's Naval Service. The ship was formerly operated by the Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service until its disbandment in March 2008.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f Bush, Steve (2014). British Warships and Auxiliaries. Maritime Books. p. 69. ISBN 1904459552.