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Name: OLEANDER
Type: Fleet support tanker
Launched: 19/11/1964
Completed: 18/10/1965
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Low Walker, Neptune Yard
Yard Number: 2004
Dimensions: 23270dwt, 18536grt, 648.0 x 84.2 x 24.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, Pametrada type, 26500hp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 21.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 305440
History:
18/10/1965 Royal Fleet Auxiliary, registered at Nexcastle
1967 Renamed OLMEDA
1994 Makundran Ltd, Singapore; renamed NIAXCO
17/08/1994 Broken up
Comments: Allocated pennant number A124
1967: Renamed because name caused confusion with HMS LEANDER
17/08/1994: Broken up by Virenda & Co at Alang, India


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