A139 RFA Tideforce

UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary

2019 to present    


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Flight Deck: TF
Call Sign: GXRN


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History of UK A139 RFA Tideforce

2015-dec-24Laid downYard No. 7047
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.



    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



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

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