L3004 RFA Sir Bedivere

UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary

2009 to present - BR Brazilian Navy - G25 NDCC Almirante Saboia    



1967 to 2008    


L3004 RFA Sir Bedivere

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Flight Deck: BD
Call Sign: GSRE


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History of UK L3004 RFA Sir Bedivere

1964Ordered
1965-oct-31Laid down
1966-jul-20Launched
1967-may-18Commissioned
1982-apr-29Deployment Operation Corporate Departed SMC Marchwood for South Atlantic, leaving theatre 25 Oct 1982.
1994Refituntil 1998, under refit at Rosyth to displace 7700 tonnes
1998-aug-28DeploymentHMNB Portsmouth International Festival of Sea Participated in IFoS 1998., Portsmouth, on board Gazelle ZB676
2002-sep-10Deploymentdeployed to Arabian Gulf in support of mine counter-measures.
2003-mar-19Deployment Operation Telic to support mine clearance operations in Iraq, completing 28 May 2003.
2006-oct-11DeploymentSLFreetown Port Sierra Leone Operation Vela (Green Eagle) in support of Exercise Green Eagle phase of Operation Vela, off Sierra Leone
2008-feb-18Decommissioned
2008-feb-18Fate: transferedto Brazil as NDCC Almirante Saboia
2009RefitRefit by AP Group (Falmouth) until at least May 2009 for Brazilian Navy

History of BR G25 NDCC Almirante Saboia

2009-may-21Commissionedex UK RFA Sir Bedivere

Specifications

   

    from Round Table class
65crew
340troops
3270light (tn)
5550full load (tn)
125.60length (m)
19.60beam (m)
4.30draught (m)
8000range (nm)
17max speed (knots)
9520power (shp)
2Naval Engine diesel

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
UK Royal Navy Westland Wessex 03
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UK Royal Marines SNIA SA341B Gazelle AH.1 03

The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder

   

UK Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn



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