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  • 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 downHawthorn Leslie at Hebburn, Yard No 762.
    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
    1977-aprDeploymentMTGrand Harbour / il-Port il-Kbir / Valletta Departed Malta with 3 CBAS Salerno Flt Gazelles aboard XX377 / E, XX381 / F, XX383 / G
    1982-apr-5Deployment Operation Corporate Departed SMC Marchwood for South Atlantic with a flight of 3CBAS Gazelles embarked, leaving theatre 28 Jun 1982.
    1997Deploymentlast 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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