L3036 RFA Sir Percivale

UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary




1968 to 2004    


L3036 RFA Sir Percivale

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Flight Deck: PV
Call Sign: GVTA


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History of UK L3036 RFA Sir Percivale

1965Ordered
1966-jul-27Laid down
1967-oct-4Launched
1968-mar-23Commissioned
1974-mayDeploymentPESIMA Callao departed Callao at the end of May to monitor the French Nuclear tests around Mururoa Atoll
1982-apr-5Deployment Operation Corporate Departed SMC Marchwood for South Atlantic with a flight of 3CBAS Gazelles embarked, leaving theatre 28 Jun 1982.
1997last RFA vessel to leave Hong Kong before its handover to China.
2003-jan-15Deployment Operation Telic to support combat operations in Iraq, completing 28 May 2003.
2004-aug-17Decommissioned
2009-decFate: scrappedCanada Dock Breakers Yard scrapped at Leavesley International in Liverpool and mostly completed by Jun 2010.

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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