A339 RFA Lyness

UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary

1981 to 2005 - US US Navy - Sirius class T-AFS-8 USNS Sirius    



1966 to 1982    


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Flight Deck: LY
Call Sign: GSPE


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History of UK A339 RFA Lyness

1964-dec-7Ordered
1965-apr-1Laid downSwan Hunter Yard No. 2016
1966-apr-7Launched
1966-dec-22Commissionedto replace RFA Duquesne.
1969-jul-26DeploymentTorbay Fleet Review: Ships of the Western Fleet Present at Ships of the Western Fleet review in Torbay.
1981Decommissioned
1981-jan-18Fate: transferedto US Sealift Command as Sirius

History of US Sirius class T-AFS-8 USNS Sirius

1981-jan-18Commissioned
2005-jul-1Decommissioned
2005-jul-1Fate: transferedto Texas Maritime Academy as Texas Clipper III

Specifications

   

    from Ness class
160crew
159.50length (m)
22beam (m)
7.80draught (m)
18max speed (knots)

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar
UK Royal Navy Westland Wessex 01
UK Royal Navy Westland Sea King 01

The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder

   

UK Swan Hunter, Wallsend



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