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Photographer:jackosan [View profile]Title:SIR LANCELOTAdded:May 25, 2021
Captured:IMO:5413642Hits:222
Location:Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Photo Category: Landing Ships
Description:
LSL (Landing Ship Logistic) “Sir Lancelot” at Taikoo Dockyard, Hong Kong, 10th March 1969
Owner: UK Government (Ministry of Transport)
Manager: British India Steam Nav. Co., London
Flag: British
Port of registry: London
Builder: Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Govan (Hull-818)
Gross tons: 6,390
Deadweight: 2,180
Length overall: 125.6 m
Max. draft: 3.9 m
Engines: 2 x 12-cylinder Sulzer diesels, 9,520 b.h.p., by Wm. Denny & Bros. Ltd., Dumbarton
Speed: 17 knots
Completed January 1964; painted in British troopship colours (this photo)
Transferred to Royal Fleet Auxiliary January 1970; painted in RN grey & given pennant no. L3029
Decommissioned 31st March 1989; sold following June to Lowland (Rambler) Ltd., London, renamed “Lowland Lancer”
Sold 1992 to Republic of Singapore Navy; underwent a 2-year refit & commissioned 5th May 1994 as RSS “Perseverance” (L-206)
Sold December 2003 to Glenn Defense Marine Asia, renamed “Glenn Braveheart.”
Sold 2008 for scrapping at Chittagong, Bangladesh
For more details of history (including her involvement in the US Navy's "Sex-for-Secrets" [a.k.a. “Fat Leonard scandal”]) see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RFA_Sir_Lancelot_(L3029)
Vessel Identification
Name:Ark
IMO:5413642
Former name(s):
- Glenn Braveheart (Until 2008 Mar)
- Perseverance (Until 2004 Apr)
- Lowland Lancer (Until 1993)
- Sir Lancelot (Until 1989)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Landing Craft
Gross tonnage:5,690 tons
Summer DWT:2,215 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1964
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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