Wave Class Tanker (RFA)

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Older descriptions have a lot to recommend them. They would help to avoid the “Send three and four pence, we are going to a dance” type of communication error. In these days of combined forces, perhaps we should return to calling them “Oilers”. On the other hand maybe for the uninformed, the symbol would then resemble an oil can (or oil well). :mrgreen:

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RFA Wave Knight pictured at Cammel Laird this week.
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Rambo wrote:RFA Wave Knight pictured at Cammel Laird this week.
Spending money on refurb just before paying off in the upcoming review?

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hopefully getting her ready for a 9 month deployment EoS

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dmereifield wrote:
Rambo wrote:RFA Wave Knight pictured at Cammel Laird this week.
Spending money on refurb just before paying off in the upcoming review?
A proud British tradition. Will probably integrate her with Brimstone first......

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I wonder why the platform has changed the treatment of the piccie, overnight. Was there some copyright issue?

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RFA Wave Knight pictured at Cammel Laird this week.
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[quote="ArmChairCivvy"]I wonder why the platform has changed the treatment of the piccie, overnight. Was there some copyright issue?

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No copyright issue. its my phot.

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RichardIC wrote:You're not logged in
Then my telepathy works better than expected :)
Rambo wrote: its my phot.
... and a good one, too
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Fantastic image of Wave Knight.
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Poiuytrewq wrote:Fantastic image of Wave Knight.
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Indeed, I last saw her in Portland Harbour last year, whilst doing harbour tour from Weymouth.

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Where is the Wave Ruller? :shifty:

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Brasil wrote:Where is the Wave Ruller? :shifty:
Seaforth Dock?

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tomuk wrote:
Seaforth Dock?
Thanks?

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Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RFA_Wave_Ruler_(A390)
In June 2018 it was reported by the Brazilian press that the UK MoD had offered to sell one or both of the Wave-class tankers to Brazil. As early as 2010, BAE Systems had proposed providing Brazil with a variant of the Wave class, tailored to meet the specific aviation, stores and personnel requirements of the Brazilian Navy.
As of June 2020, Wave Ruler was reported to be in extended readiness (reserve).

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(Navy Lookout) 8th May 2021

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