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  • 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 downHawthorn Leslie Yard No 760.
    1966-jul-20Launched
    1967-may-18Commissioned
    1982-apr-29Deployment Operation Corporate Departed SMC Marchwood for South Atlantic, leaving theatre 25 Oct 1982.
    1994RefitHMD Rosyth until 1998, under refit by Babcock at Rosyth to displace 7700 tonnes and increase length by 12 m.
    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
    UK Royal Navy Westland Sea King 02
    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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