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ROYAL NAVY SOUTH ATLANTIC COMMAND - ROYAL NAVY C D SHIPS *

21)DERWENTDALE (L S GANTRY)



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Completed:  1941


Displacement: 16,782 tonnes full load


Length: 483 ft


Beam: 59,6  ft 


Draught: 27,6 ft


Propulsion: Burmeister & Wain 8-cylinder diesels with a single shaft 6,800 horsepower (5,100 kW).


Speed: 11,5  kts


Complement: 44


HMS Derwentdale was deployed at Freetown with her sister ships Dewdale and Ennerdale.


RFA Derwentdale (A114) was a Dale-class fleet tanker and landing ship (gantry) of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. She served during the Second World War.


 

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