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RFA BLACK RANGER 1941-1973

GRT 3313. Built H&W Glasgow. 6 Cyl H- B&W. Speed 14.
Based at Scapa Flow and was escort olier on all Russian convoys and some Norwegian coast raids. Post war mainly based at Portland working for FOST though she did venture as far as the Med, Windies and the Falklands.
Ranger Class Fleet Attendant Tankers.
Built 1940-41. 3950 dwt. Admiralty design to replace 2000 Ton Class. Built with offset mast, wheelhouse, funnel and dummy funnel as successful camouflage. In service until 1974.
RFA Black Ranger A163. RFA Blue Ranger A157. RFA Brown Ranger A169. RFA Gold Ranger A130. RFA Gray Ranger . RFA Green Ranger.

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