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RFA DERWENTDALE (2) 1967-1974

Completed as Halcyon Breeze managed by Court Line. Chartered 17 June 1967 and converted by Swan Hunter. Charter ended in 1975. Scraped Taiwan 1982. Photo 1968.
Mobile Reserve Tankers. Chartered for Beira Patrol.
RFA Derwentdale(2). Built 1965 (Halcyon Breeze 67729dwt. 1967-1974. RFA Dewdale(2). 60600dwt. Built 1965 (Edenfield). 1967-1977. RFA Ennerdale(2). 47470dwt. Built 1963 (Naess Scotsman). 1967-1970 (foundered).
Length overall: 799ft 774ft 710ft. Beam: 118ft 108ft 99ft. Draught: 42ft 6in 41ft 5in 37ft 6in. Depth 55ft 55ft 52ft
Machinery: Derwentdale 9-cylinder Hitachi/B&W diesel, 20,700bhp, single shaft Dewdale 9-cylinder H&W/B&W diesel, 17,000bhp, single shaft Ennerdale 8-cylinder Krupp/B&W diesel, 16,800bhp, single shaft
Speed: 15.5 knots 15 knots 15.5 knots
Complement: 56 51 51

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