Thursday, May 19, 2011

NDCC Almirante Sabóia (G25)

Brazilian Navy NDCC Almirante Sabóia (G25) alongside Queen's Wharf, Falmouth, April 2009. This vessel was originally the British Round Table Class LSL RFA Sir Bedivere (pennant L3004, callsign GSRE), built between 1965 and 1967 by Hawthorn Leslie and extensively updated to 7700 tonnes displacement between 1994 and 1998 at Rosyth. Due to decommission in 2011, she was sold 3 years early to the Marinha do Brasil. (Photo: dyvroeth)

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