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Name: GREY ROVER
Type: Fleet Tanker
Launched: 17/04/1969
Completed: 10/04/1970
Builder: Swan Hunter & Tyne Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Hebburn Yard
Yard Number: 7
Dimensions: 6822dwt, 7509grt, 140.5 x 19.2 x 7.3(draft)m
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, Ruston type, 16cyl; (1974: Peilstick type)
Engines by: Ruston & Hornsby, Lincoln; (1974: Crossley Premier Engines, Mancheter)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 19.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 338950
History:
10/04/1970 The Admiralty - Royal Fleet Auxilliary, London
18/10/2009 Broken up
Comments: Allocated pennant number A269
Has a helicopter pad but no hangar facilities
1974: Re-engined
18/10/2009: Broken up by Leavesley International in Canada Dock, Liverpool


Above photo, dated 07/09/1969, is copyright of Peter Crichton

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Above photo, arriving for scrapyard, courtesy of Ian Collard

Above photo, arriving for scrapyard, courtesy of Ian Collard