RMAS Salmoor (A185)
RMAS Salmoor on the Firth of Clyde, 2006
|Name:||RMAS Salmoor (A185)|
|Ordered:||31 September 1984|
|Builder:||Hall, Russell & Company|
|Laid down:||10 January 1985|
|Launched:||25 May 1985|
|Commissioned:||10 September 1985|
|Out of service:||2008|
|Status:||Transferred to Serco Marine Services|
|Out of service:||2013|
|Class and type:||Sal-class large lifting ships|
|Propulsion:||2 diesels, 1 shaft, 4,000 bhp|
|Speed:||15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph)|
SD Salmoor (previously RMAS Salmoor (A185)) was a Sal-Class mooring and salvage vessel working at HMNB Clyde, and based at Great Harbour, Greenock. She was originally operated by the Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service, but after the organisations disbandment in March 2008 she was operated by Serco Marine Services.
Her duties included the laying and maintenance of underwater targets, navigation marks and moorings.
- Bush 2005, pp. 57, 76
- Bush, Steve (2005). British Warships and Auxiliaries. Liskeard, Cornwall: Maritime Books. ISBN 1-904459-11-0.
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