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Encyclopedia > RFA Blue Rover (A270)
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RFA Blue Rover (A270) was a fleet support tanker of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.


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RFA TANKERS (2011 words)
RFA personnel, together with their Royal Navy counterparts, are in no doubt as to the role performed by the service.
The Rover class served with distinction in the Falklands War of 1982, with some vessels ferrying fuel and supplies from the UK to Ascension Island.
RFA BLUE ROVER entered the conflict zone and came under attack from Argentine aircraft in San Carlos Bay.
Rover Class Small Fleet Tankers (441 words)
Fast Fleet Tankers, the Rover Class Small Fleet Tankers are designed specifically to supply Royal Navy frigates or small groups of warships (rather than large taskgroups) with fuel and lubricants, although they can also provide limited amounts of fresh water, dry stores, refrigerated food and munitions.
The Rover Class are 140.3 metres long with a beam of 19.2 metres and a 7.3 metre draught.
On October 6th 2000 Black Rover arrived off the coast of Belize with destroyer Cardiff, to assist in the humanitarian relief effort in the wake of Hurricane Keith.
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