In pics – The fourth and final Tide class tanker RFA Tideforce arrives at Falmouth Docks

The British Royal Navy’s fourth and final Tide-class tanker, the future Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Tideforce, has arrived in Falmouth, Cornwall, to undergo customisation works.

The 39,000t ship is ready to be converted from a tanker vessel into a military tanker.

UK Defence Procurement Minister Stuart Andrew said: “Tideforce’s arrival completes our new tanker fleet, ensuring our warships can continue their essential work across the globe.

“Hundreds of Cornwall workers will now install state-of-the-art systems before she joins her sister ships on operations next year.”


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