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RFA OLCADES 1919-1952

Ex British Beacon. GRT 6891. Built Workman Clark Belfast. BTC management and manning until 1936. RFA freighting thereafter. Hulked at Bombay 1942 with shaft trouble. Reparied and with the Eastern Fleet 1943. 1946 replaced Ruthenia as the fuel jetty at Woodlands. Sold 1953 and towed home to be scrapped at Blyth afetr an eventful voyage.

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