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Name Official number Flag IMO
WAVE CHIEF  180935  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1946  04/04/1946  27/08/1946 
Vessel type Vessel description
Tanker Oil  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
Harland & Wolff Ltd., Govan   1306 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
8297 grt /  / 11266 dwt 492 ft 8 in  64 ft 4 in     28 ft 5 in 
Engine builder Metropolitan Vickers Electrical Co. Ltd., Manchester
Engine detail
2 x steam turbines 7500shp reduction geared to single shaft, 6,800bhp 14.5knots. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Admiralty - Royal Fleet Auxiliary  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Tanker, Wave Class – X.119, A.265
Order taken over by the Admiralty, launched as EMPIRE EDGEHILL and completed as WAVE CHIEF

Battle Honour: KOREA 1951-1953
 
Remarks
see also: http://forums.clydemaritime.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=8996 
End year Fate / Status
1974  Broken Up 13/11/1974 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Inverkeithing for breaking by T. W. Ward Ltd. 
 

 



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