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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
    Shipyard: Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine Engineering
    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
    2021-may-6Deployment Exercise Strike Warrior 2021 performed RAS with HMNLS Van Amstel, off NW Scotland.
    2021-jul-7DeploymentEGSuez Canal CSG21 Transit of Suez Canal from Mediterranean, with CSG21 main force.

    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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