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Tide Class

Tide Class Fleet Tankers. Built 1955/6. 16800dwt.
RFA Tidereach A96. RFA Tideflow A97 (ex Tiderace). RFA Tidesurge A98 (Ex Tiderange). In service until 1976/9. RFA Tide Austral A95. HMAS Supply from 1962.
Length: 583ft Beam:71ft. Draught: 32ft. Depth: 40ft 6in
Machinery: 2 x Pametrada steam turbines with double reduction gearing, 16,000shp, 3 x Babcock & Wilcox watertube boilers, single shaft. Speed: 17-18 knots
Armament: Tidereach fitted for light AA, but not fitted; Tide Austral fitted with 8 x 40mm AA after transfer to RAN. Complement: 90
  • 3 Old Tides

    • 3 Old Tides
  • RFA Tide Austral 1955-1962

    • RFA Tide Austral 1955-1962
  • Tide Austral

    • Tide Austral
  • Tide Austral

    • Tide Austral
  • Tide Austral 1962

    • Tide Austral 1962
  • Tide Austral

    • Tide Austral
  • Tide Austral

    • Tide Austral
  • Tide Austral

    • Tide Austral
  • HMAS Supply 1962-1985

    • HMAS Supply 1962-1985
  • Supply 1962

    • Supply 1962
  • Supply

    • Supply
  • RFA Tiderace 1956-1958

    • RFA Tiderace 1956-1958
  • Tiderace

    • Tiderace
  • RFA Tideflow 1958-1976

    • RFA Tideflow 1958-1976
  • Tideflow

    • Tideflow
  • Tideflow

    • Tideflow
  • Tideflow 1968

    • Tideflow 1968
  • Tideflow 1970

    • Tideflow 1970
  • Tideflow

    • Tideflow
  • Tideflow

    • Tideflow
  • RFA Tidereach 1955-1979

    • RFA Tidereach 1955-1979
  • Tidereach

    • Tidereach
  • Tidereach

    • Tidereach
  • Tidereach

    • Tidereach