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  • A5210 NRP Berrio

    PT Portuguese Navy

    1970 to 1993 - UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary - A270 RFA Blue Rover    



    1993 to present    



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    Call Sign: CTEA


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    History of UK A270 RFA Blue Rover

    1968-janOrdered
    1968-dec-30Laid downat Swan Hunter (Hebburn) Yard - ex Hawthorne Leslie. Yard No 8
    1969-nov-11Launched
    1970-jul-15Commissioned
    1973-marRefitCompletion of refit to change unreliable original 16000 shp diesel engines to Crossley-Pielstick units
    1982-apr-16Deployment Operation Corporate Departed HMNB Portsmouth for South Atlantic as aviation fuel tanker, leaving theatre on 28 Jun 1982.
    1983-nov-18DeploymentLBoff Lebanon Operation Offcut ordered to stand off Beirut in support of HMS Glamorgan and HMS Brazen, for assistance to British forces and civilians in Lebanon.
    1993-febStruckremoved from service
    1993-marFate: transferedsold to Portugal as Berrio

    History of PT A5210 NRP Berrio

    1993-mar-31Commissioned

    Specifications

       

        from Rover class
    50crew
    4700light (tn)
    11520full load (tn)
    140.60length (m)
    19.20beam (m)
    7.30draught (m)
    15000range (nm)
    18max speed (knots)
    15300power (shp)
    2Naval Engine diesel - SEMT Pielstick
    2Naval Gun Oerlikon 20mm Mk.7 cannon

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    Landing platform only. No hangar


    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    


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