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  • A139 RFA Tideforce

    UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary




    2019 to present    



    Data

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    IMO: 9655561
    MMSI: 235109339
    Flight Deck: TF
    Call Sign: GXRN


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    History of UK A139 RFA Tideforce

    2012-feb-22Ordered
    2015-dec-24Laid downYard No. 7047
    2017-jan-21Launched
    2018-jan-24KRDaewoo Shipbuilding Marine Engineering naming ceremony at DSWE Okpo
    2018-aug-15HomeportA and P Falmouth MARS Tanker Arrived in Falmouth, for UK weapons and communications fit
    2019-may-4Port VisitAnchorage Delta Tied up at D Buoy in Plymouth Sound.
    2019-sep-2AircraftWildcat HMA.2 of 815 NAS embarked as Tideforce Flt, in preparation for WESTLANT deployment later in the month.
    2019-sep-26DeploymentWESTLANT19 Supporting HMS Queen Elizabeth, HMS Dragon and HMS Northumberland during WESTLANT19, off US east coast.
    2020-may-15DeploymentAnchorage Charlie secured to C buoy in Plymouth Sound.
    2020-sep-21DeploymentNorth Western Approaches JW 20-2 Exercise Joint Warrior 20-2 Participated in Ex Joint Warrior 20-2 off NW Scotland
    2020-oct-17Port VisitLoch Striven alongside at Loch Striven after JW20-2.

    Specifications

       

        from Tide class
    37000light (tn)
    200.80length (m)
    28.60beam (m)
    10draught (m)
    2Naval Gun single 30 mm
    2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    UK Royal Navy AW EH101 01
    UK Royal Air Force B 414 - H-47D Chinook 01

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    KR Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine Engineering, Geoje-Daero





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