1969 to 1992    

A268 RFA Green Rover

UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary

1992 to present - ID TNI-AL - 903 KRI Arun    

Flight Deck: GN
Call Sign: GYXJ
Shipyard: Hawthorn Leslie


History of UK RFA Green Rover A268

1968-feb-28Laid downLaid down at Swan Hunter (Hebburn) Yard - ex Hawthorne Leslie. Yard No 6.
1969-sepDeploymentDeployment rendered assistance to RFA Appleleaf, towing her back to HMD Devonport
1970-novDeploymentDeployment departed UK for a Far East deployment (via Cape Town), returned by Sep 1971.
1971-sep-17Port VisitPort Visit In Pool of London to provide a platform for a demonstration of the Harrier capability.
1972-aprDeploymentDeployment joined waters off S E Iceland as Cod War Station tanker to support British trawlers in international waters
1973-oct-20RefitRefit major engine failure while operating as Cod War Station Tanker and returned to Tyneside for replacement
1974-junRefitRefit Completion of refit to change unreliable original 16000 shp diesel engines to Crossley-Pielstick untis
1974-sep-17DeploymentDeployment departed HMNB Devonport to support Task Group 317.2 for Far East deployment, joining with HMS Achilles, HMS Diomede, HMS Falmouth, HMS Leander, HMS Lowestoft, HMS Blake, RFA Olna and RFA Stromness, returned Jun 1975.
1974-oct-14Port VisitPort Visit Visited Simonstown en route Far East deployment, in company with other ships from Task Group 317.2, until 21 Oct.
1975-mar-29DeploymentDeployment Operation Stella Ordered to coast off South Vietnam from a Far East group deployment, to support small task force in evacuation of British and Commonwealth citizens.
1977-jan-26DeploymentDeployment Left Portsmouth with RFA Tidepool and RFA Tarbatness for an Atlantic deployment, supporting HMS Tiger and her escort group until May 1977.
1977-aug-27DeploymentDeployment HMD Devonport Navy Days 1977 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1977
1978-may-31DeploymentDeployment departed HMNB Portsmouth supporting HMS Blake, Flagship of Task Group 317.7 for a 6.5 month Caribbean, Atlantic and Pacific group deployment in company with HMS Juno, RFA Stromness and RFA Tidespring. This group joined with the Devonport group of HMS Ambuscade, HMS Hermione and HMS Leander, returned to UK 12 Dec 1978.
1980-aug-07DeploymentDeployment KY George Town HSB Hurricane relief Off Grand Cayman with HMS Scylla, for Hurricane Allen relief operations.
1988-mayStruckStruck Put into reserve, on a month notice
1992Fate: transferedFate: transfered sold to Indonesia as KRI Arun.

History of ID KRI Arun 903

1992-aprRefitRefit pre commissioning refit for Indonesian Navy for 4 months.
2018-marDeploymentDeployment Accident Took on severe list during a RAS with KRI Dr Soeharso when ballast pumps failed. Towed to Surabya for repairs.

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Rover class
4700light (tn)
11520full load (tn)
140.60length (m)
19.20beam (m)
7.30draught (m)
15000range (nm)
18max speed (knots)
15300power (shp)

2Naval Engine diesel - SEMT Pielstick

2Naval Gun Oerlikon 20mm Mk.7 cannon

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