RFA Tarbatness (A345) was a fleet stores ship of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. She was bought by the United States Military Sealift Command in 1982, as the US Navy urgently needed combat stores ships to support their carrier battlegroups in the Indian Ocean area during the Iranian hostage crisis. She was built by Swan Hunter and was launched and commissioned in 1967.
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