A139 RFA Tideforce

UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary




   


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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-26WESTLANT19 Supporting HMS Queen Elizabeth, HMS Dragon and HMS Northumberland during WESTLANT19, off US east coast.

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

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Builder

   

KR Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine Engineering, Geoje-Daero