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  • L3005 RFA Sir Galahad (1988)

    UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary

    2007 to present - BR Brazilian Navy - G29 NDCC Garcia D'Avila    



    1988 to 2007    


    L3005 RFA Sir Galahad (1988)

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    Flight Deck: GH
    Call Sign: GABN


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    History of UK L3005 RFA Sir Galahad (1988)

    1985-jul-12Laid downto replace Sir Galahad sunk in South Atlantic
    1986-dec-13Launched
    1987-nov-25Commissioned
    2002-novPort VisitDartmouth, Devon
    2003-jan-15Deployment Operation Telic to support combat, post-combat and reconstruction operations in Iraq, completing 5 Aug 2003.
    2003-mar-28Port Visit at Umm Qasr, Iraq
    2007-julDecommissionedin Portsmouth
    2007-julFate: transferedTo Brazil as NDCC Garcia DAvila

    History of BR G29 NDCC Garcia D'Avila

    2007-julCommissionedex UK RFA Sir Galahad
    2009-mar-6Port VisitSimonstown in support of 3rd Sea Power for Africa Symposium

    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 Swan Hunter, Wallsend



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