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Royal navy Auxiliary Fleet tankers of the OL class. Olwen, Olna, Olmeda. Fastest and  largest ships of the Fleet Auxiliary service of the mid 1960's.  These tankers were designed with strengthened hulls for use in ice,  also all three ships were fully air conditioned. also had landing decks, for helicopters as well as hanger space for two helicopters.

Displacement: 10,890 trons.  and a full load of 36,000 tons. Speed: 20 knots.    Compliment: 108 crew and a further accommodation of 40 RN personnel. Armament: 4 Oerlikon 20mm machine Guns. and two Westland sea King HAS 5

OLWEN   (A123) HAWTHERN LESLIE 21ST JUNE 1965 SCRAPPED 2000
OLNA   (A123) HAWTHERN LESLIE 1 APRIL 1966 SCRAPPED 2000
OLMEDA   (A124) SWAN HUNTER  18TH OCTOBER 1965 SCRAPPED 2000
RFA Olwen

RFA Olwen, October 1967.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price 25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP3435

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RFA Olwen, June 1977.

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RFA Olwen.  Taken from RFA Regent.  October 1975.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM073

Auxiliary Tanker HMS Olwen

Displacement 26,000 tons, Speed 19 knots, Complement 94.

RFA Olna

RFA Olna.  Preparing to top up RFA Black Rover, February 1979.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM069

A123 RFA Olna.

From the collection of Patrick D'Agostino. No Reproductions Available. PDX113

A123 RFA Olna.

From the collection of Patrick D'Agostino. No Reproductions Available. PDX114

RFA Olna, October 1970.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price 25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP3439

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