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Name: BLACK ROVER
Type: Fleet Tanker
Launched: 30/08/1973
Completed: 22/08/1974
Builder: Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 60
Dimensions: 6799dwt, 7574grt, 3256nrt, 131.07 x 19.21 x 10.22metres
Engines: 2 x Vee oil engines, Pielstick type, 4SA, 16cyl (400 x 460), 15360bhp
Engines by: Crossley Premier Engines Ltd, Manchester
Propulsion: 1 x Screw (controllable pitch)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 363380
History:
22/08/1974 Royal Fleet Auxilliary, London
No later history known
Comments: 2017: For disposal


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