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No: 15253   Contributor: Paul Strathdee   Year: 1979   Manufacturer: Harland and Wolff, Belfast, United Kingdom   Country: United Kingdom

Royal Fleet Auxiliary stores ship photographed in the Firth of Clyde in August 1979.
She was completed by Scotts' at Greenock in 1967 and after a long and successful career went to Alang breakers as RESOURCEFUL in 1997.
A sister, REGENT was built by Harland and Wolff in Belfast.
Picture added on 01 September 2010 at 16:51
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She was Scotts'- Regent was the Belfast one.

Added by Paul Strathdee on 02 September 2010.
Happy memories , of a brief tour as 3rd Officer..
So much larger than the old RFA Retainer. I also did not like the huge characterless NEW Fort's . The old Fort Sandusky , or 'Head's' were real ships... ! I am retired now thank goodness .

Added by P.MURRAY on 15 October 2010.
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Harland and Wolff, Belfast, United Kingdom

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