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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