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    UKRoyal Fleet AuxiliaryA229RFA Fort DuquesneMXPQ19471967





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    1944-sep-28LaunchedUK A229 RFA Fort Duquesne as mv Queensborough Park
    1947-sep-15CommissionedUK A229 RFA Fort Duquesne into RFA as RFA Fort Duquesne
    1950-novRefitUK A229 RFA Fort Duquesne Fitted with flight deck in Malta and completed in Tyneside by Dec 1950, for helicopter trials.
    1951-janTrialsUK A229 RFA Fort Duquesne During Jan and Feb 1951, was host for experimental landings by 705 NAS Dragonfly helicopters, including VZ963.
    1956-oct-31DeploymentUK A229 RFA Fort Duquesne Operation Musketeer supported fleet during Suez operations
    1966DeploymentUK A229 RFA Fort Duquesne Beira Patrol off Mozambique Channel, enforcing UN sanctions.
    1967-aprDecommissionedUK A229 RFA Fort Duquesne and into reserve at Chatham
    1967-jun-29Fate: scrappedUK A229 RFA Fort Duquesne to Jas Boel (Temse, nr Antwerp) for scrap






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