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RFA Abbeydale (A109)

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RFA Abbeydale (A109) was a fleet tanker of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary and was originally one of six ships ordered by the British Tanker Co which were purchased on the stocks by the Admiralty. [1]

9 relations: Admiralty, Barrow-in-Furness, HMNB Devonport, Oil tanker, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Ships of the Royal Navy, Swan Hunter, Thos W Ward, Tonne.


The Admiralty, originally known as the Office of the Admiralty and Marine Affairs, was the government department responsible for the command of the Royal Navy firstly in the Kingdom of England, secondly in the Kingdom of Great Britain, and from 1801 to 1964, the United Kingdom and former British Empire.

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Barrow-in-Furness, commonly known as Barrow, is a town and borough in Cumbria, England.

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HMNB Devonport

Her Majesty's Naval Base, Devonport (HMNB Devonport), is the largest naval base in Western Europe and is the sole nuclear repair and refuelling facility for the Royal Navy.

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Oil tanker

An oil tanker, also known as a petroleum tanker, is a ship designed for the bulk transport of oil or its products.

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Royal Fleet Auxiliary

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) is a civilian-manned fleet owned by the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence, whose purpose is to support the Royal Navy to maintain operations around the world.

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Ships of the Royal Navy

Ships of the Royal Navy is a naval history reference work by J. J. Colledge (1908-1997); it provides brief entries on all recorded ships in commission in the British Royal Navy from the 15th century, giving location of constructions, date of launch, tonnage, specification and fate.

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Swan Hunter

Swan Hunter, formerly known as "Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson", is a shipbuilding design, engineering, and management company, based in Wallsend, Tyne and Wear.

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Thos W Ward


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The tonne (Non-SI unit, symbol: t), commonly referred to as the metric ton in the United States, is a non-SI metric unit of mass equal to 1,000 kilograms;.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RFA_Abbeydale_(A109)

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