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RFA EDDYBAY 1952-1963

Based Gibraltar as a white oils carrier. In the last years of her life, she was loaned to the RAF as a petrol tanker and as a semi-hulk at Gibraltar. Laid up 1962 and sold for breaking in Belgium 1964.
Eddy Class Fleet Attendant tankers. Built 1951/4. 2200dwt. In service until 1964/1982.
RFA Eddybay A107.RFA Eddybeach A132. RFA Eddycliff A190. RFA Eddycreek A258. RFA Eddyrock A198. RFA Eddyreef A202. RFA Eddyfirth A261. RFA Eddyness A295. (Eddycove & Eddymull cancelled.) Length overall: 286ft Beam: 44ft Draught: 17ft3in
Machinery: 3-cylinder triple-expansion engine (Lobnitz), 1750ihp; two scotch boilers, single shaft. Speed: 12 knots. Complement: 38

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