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  • A136 RFA Tidespring

    UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary




    2017 to present    



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    IMO: 9655535
    MMSI: 235109357
    Flight Deck:
    Call Sign: GXRG
    See Also: AO Improved Tide class A75


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    History of UK A136 RFA Tidespring

    2012-febOrdered
    2014-jun-27Laid downKRDaewoo Shipbuilding Marine Engineering first steel cut at DSME Okpo yard.
    2017-apr-2HomeportA and P Falmouth MARS Tanker Arrived in Falmouth at Duchy Wharf, for UK weapons and communications fit
    2017-nov-27CommissionedHMNB Portsmouth Joined the RFA Fleet at Portsmouth as the 1st MARS tanker
    2019-febRefitBirkenhead Feb 2019 to Cammell-Laird for periodic hull inspection and installation of Phalanx mounting points only. Planned 4 month alongside has extended significantly.
    2019-dec-20Port VisitHMD Devonport alongside at HMNB Devonport for Christmas
    2020-sepDeploymentparticipated in Joint Exercise in high arctic with KNM Thor Heyerdahl, USS Ross and HMS Sutherland.
    2021-apr-28NEWS UK Carrier Strike Group to Visit 40 Countries

    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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