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Name: SIR GALAHAD
Type: Landing Ship Logistics
Keel: 12/05/1985
Launched: 13/12/1986
Completed: 25/11/1987
Builder: Swan Hunter Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 125
Dimensions: 8751disp, 140.0 x 20.0 x 4.6(draft)metres
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, K9 Major Mk II type, 13200hp
Engines by: Mirrlees Blackstone Ltd, Stockport
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 18.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: (IMO: 8414635)
Armament: 2 x 1 x Oerlikon 20mm guns
History:
25/11/1987 Royal Fleet Auxiliary, London
04/12/2007 Brazilian Navy; renamed GARCIA D'AVILA
No later history known
Comments: 1987: Allocated pennant L3005
2006: Decommissioned
2007: Allocated Brazilian pennant G29


Above photo is copyright of Ian Charlton

Above photo is copyright of Robin Bailey

Above photo, dated 19/07/1987, is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo, dated 26/07/1987, is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo is courtesy of John Bage

Above photo is copyright of Force 4

Above: Leaving Portsmouth as GARCIA D'AVILA. Photo courtesy of Photoship