903 KRI Arun

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

1992 to present    

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1968-janOrderedUK A268 RFA Green Rover
1968-feb-28Laid downUK A268 RFA Green Rover at Swan Hunter (Hebburn) Yard - ex Hawthorne Leslie.
1968-dec-19LaunchedUK A268 RFA Green Rover
1969-aug-15CommissionedUK A268 RFA Green Rover
1969-sepDeploymentUK A268 RFA Green Rover rendered assistance to RFA Appleleaf, towing her back to HMD Devonport
1970-novDeploymentUK A268 RFA Green Rover departed UK for a Far East deployment (via Cape Town), returned by Sep 1971.
1971-sep-17Port VisitUK A268 RFA Green Rover In Pool of London to provide a platform for a demonstration of the Harrier capability.
1972-aprDeploymentUK A268 RFA Green Rover joined waters off S E Iceland as Cod War Station tanker to support British trawlers in international waters
1973-oct-20RefitUK A268 RFA Green Rover major engine failure while operating as Cod War Station Tanker and returned to Tyneside for replacement
1974-junRefitUK A268 RFA Green Rover Completion of refit to change unreliable original 16000 shp diesel engines to Crossley-Pielstick untis
1974-sep-17DeploymentUK 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 VisitUK 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-29DeploymentUK 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-26DeploymentUK 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-31DeploymentUK 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-mayStruckUK A268 RFA Green Rover Put into reserve, on a month notice
1992Fate: transferedUK 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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