SD Nimble

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United Kingdom
Name: RMAS Nimble (A222)
Builder: Richard Dunston
Launched: 1985
In service: 1985
Out of service: 2008
Status: Transferred to Serco Marine Services
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Name: SD Nimble
In service: 2008
Out of service: Unknown
Status: Retired
General characteristics
Tonnage: 384 GRT[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 Nimble was a Twin Tractor Unit Tug operated by Serco Marine Services in support of the United Kingdoms 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.