903 KRI Arun

indonesian navy

1969 to 1992 - Royal Fleet Auxiliary - A268 RFA Green Rover    

1992 to present    

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1968-janOrdered A268 RFA Green Rover
1968-feb-28Laid down A268 RFA Green Rover at Swan Hunter (Hebburn) Yard - ex Hawthorne Leslie.
1968-dec-19Launched A268 RFA Green Rover
1969-aug-15Commissioned A268 RFA Green Rover
1969-sepDeployment A268 RFA Green Rover rendered assistance to RFA Appleleaf, towing her back to HMD Devonport
1970-novDeployment A268 RFA Green Rover departed UK for a Far East deployment (via Cape Town), returned by Sep 1971.
1971-sep-17Port Visit A268 RFA Green Rover In Pool of London to provide a platform for a demonstration of the Harrier capability.
1972-aprDeployment A268 RFA Green Rover joined waters off S E Iceland as Cod War Station tanker to support British trawlers in international waters
1973-oct-20Refit A268 RFA Green Rover major engine failure while operating as Cod War Station Tanker and returned to Tyneside for replacement
1974-junRefit A268 RFA Green Rover Completion of refit to change unreliable original 16000 shp diesel engines to Crossley-Pielstick untis
1974-sep-17Deployment A268 RFA Green Rover departed HMNB Devonport to support Task Group 317.2 for Far East deployment, joining with HMS Achilles, HMS Diomede, HMS Falmouth, HMS Leander, HMS Lowestoft, HMS Blake, RFA Olna and RFA Stromness, returned Jun 1975.
1974-oct-14Port Visit A268 RFA Green Rover Visited Simonstown en route Far East deployment, in company with other ships from Task Group 317.2, until 21 Oct.
1975-mar-29Deployment A268 RFA Green Rover Operation Stella Ordered to coast off South Vietnam from a Far East group deployment, to support small task force in evacuation of British and Commonwealth citizens.
1977-jan-26Deployment A268 RFA Green Rover Left Portsmouth with RFA Tidepool and RFA Tarbatness for an Atlantic deployment, supporting HMS Tiger and her escort group until May 1977.
1978-may-31Deployment A268 RFA Green Rover departed HMNB Portsmouth supporting HMS Blake, Flagship of Task Group 317.7 for a 6.5 month Caribbean, Atlantic and Pacific group deployment in company with HMS Juno, RFA Stromness and RFA Tidespring. This group joined with the Devonport group of HMS Ambuscade, HMS Hermione and HMS Leander, returned to UK 12 Dec 1978.
1988-mayStruck A268 RFA Green Rover Put into reserve, on a month notice
1992Fate: transfered A268 RFA Green Rover sold to Indonesia as KRI Arun.
1992-aprRefitpre commissioning refit for Indonesian Navy for 4 months.


    from Rover class
4700light (tn)
11520full load (tn)
140.60length (m)
19.20beam (m)
7.30draught (m)
15000range (nm)
18max speed (knots)
15300power (shp)
2Naval Engine diesel - SEMT Pielstick
2Naval Gun Oerlikon 20mm Mk.7 cannon


    Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar

The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

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