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RFA Olwen A122 - IMO 6418572

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Photographer:Paul Strathdee [View profile]Title:RFA Olwen A122Added:Jul 13, 2005
Captured:IMO:6418572Hits:962
Location:Rosyth, United Kingdom
Photo Category: Auxiliaries
Description:
Launched as OLYNTHUS by Hawthorn Leslie at Hebburn on Tyne on 10 July 1964 she was handed over in June 1965 to the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.
As her name was frequently confused with the submarine OLYMPUS,OLYNTHUS was renamed OLWEN in 1967.
I took this in 1984 as she passed under the Forth Bridges for Rosyth following a Tyneside refit.
She and her sisters were sold for scrap with the advent of the new Fleet Tankers WAVE KNIGHT and WAVE RULER,OLWEN going to Alang in India I believe.
This was taken as she made her way under the Forth Bridges for Rosyth in 1984.
Vessel Identification
Name:Kea
IMO:6418572
Pennant no.:A122
Technical Data
Vessel type:Naval/naval Auxiliary Vessel
Gross tonnage:19,493 tons
Summer DWT:25,537 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1965
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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