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The Development of Mobile Logistic Support in Anglo-American Naval
Policy, 1900–1953$

Peter V. Nash

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780813033679

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813033679.001.0001

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(p.257) Appendix V. Royal Navy Fleet Train Deployed during the Korean War

(p.257) Appendix V. Royal Navy Fleet Train Deployed during the Korean War

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The Development of Mobile Logistic Support in Anglo-American Naval Policy, 1900–1953
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University Press of Florida

Name

Type (gross registered tons)

Comment

Tankers

 

 

RFA Birchol

1,440 tons harbor tanker

Stationed in Hong Kong

RFA Oakol

1,440 tons harbor tanker

Stationed in Singapore

RFA Brown Ranger

3,417 tons Fleet attendant

Limited underway capability

RFA Green Ranger

3,313 tons Fleet attendant

Limited underway capability

RFA Echodale

8,219 tons

Freighting only

RFA Wave Chief

8,097 tons Fleet tanker

Fitted for RAS

RFA Wave Conqueror

8,141 tons Fleet tanker

 

RFA Wave Knight

8,187 tons Fleet tanker

Intermediate modification

RFA Wave Laird

8,187 tons Fleet tanker

Intermediate modification

RFA Wave Premier

8,175 tons Fleet tanker

Intermediate modification

RFA Wave Prince

8,197 tons Fleet tanker

Fitted for RAS

RFA Wave Regent

8,184 tons Fleet tanker

Freighting only

RFA Wave Sovereign

8,182 tons Fleet tanker

Fitted for RAS

Naval Stores (NSIS) and Victualling Issue (VSIS) Ships

RFA Fort Charlotte

7,201 tons NSIS/VSIS

Sasebo: Stores depot

Armament Supplies Issuing Ships (ASIS)

 

MFA Choysang

1,500 tons

Temporary Sasebo & freighting from Hong Kong

RFA Fort Rosalie

7,335 tons

Sasebo Sept 1950–June 1952

RFA Fort Sandusky

7,300 tons

June 1952 onward

MFA Fort Langley

7,285 tons

Transferred to RFA in 1954

White Ensign Naval Manned Ships

 

HMHS Maine

7,515 tons

Hospital

HMS Tyne

 

HQ Sasebo April–July 1953

HMS Ladybird

 

HQ ship Ex-SS Wusueh

HMS Unicorn

 

Repair/Maintenance Ferry carrier July 1950–July 1953

Sources: NHB, “British Commonwealth Naval Operations, Korea 1950–1953,” appendix B1; E. S. Sigwart, Royal Fleet Auxiliary; TNA (Kew), ADM 1/27143, “History of the RFA Service 1919–1958.”