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Photographer:Dr. Allan Ryszka-Onions [View profile]Title:RFA Brown Ranger A169Added:Jan 30, 2009
Captured:IMO:5053961Hits:1,575
Photo Category: Auxiliaries
Description:
One of a series of 6 fleet tankers built during WWII.

Brown Ranger was built at Harland & Wolff, Govan Works,
KL - 28:10:1939, L - 12:12:1940, comm : 11:04:1941

Brown Ranger measured 349' in length, 47' in breadth and with a 20' draught. The funnel was positioned on the port side to facilitate fuelling at sea.The Ranger Class could carry 2,600 tons of fuel oil, 550 tons of diesel and 90 tons of petrol.

Brown Ranger saw active service on the Malta Convoys and in the Pacific

She was decommissioned November 1974, and laid up at Devonport until sold to Spanish Breakers. She arrived at Gijon during April 1975, and demolition by Manuel Hevia Gonzales commenced 28:05:1975

photo : Portsmouth, 08:1972
photo : Dr. Allan Ryszka-Onions 1972/2009
Vessel Identification
Name:Brown Ranger
IMO:5053961
Pennant no.:A169
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tanker
Gross tonnage:3,462 tons
Summer DWT:3,748 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1941
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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