Propeller, RFA Reliant, c.1954

Propeller, RFA Reliant, c.1954 (HM2870)

Location: Chertsey, England KT16 Surrey
Country: United Kingdom
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N 51° 23.766', W 0° 31.742'

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Propeller, RFA Reliant, c. 1954
Propeller from the 14,000 ton Royal Fleet Auxiliary Reliant. Originally built as the Somersby, a grain carrier, she was purchased by the Admiralty in 1957 and converted to become the Royal Fleet Auxiliary's first Air Victualling and Stores Issuing ship to support the Navy's aircraft carriers. Powered by a 6-cylinder Doxford diesel engine, she had a single propeller and had a top speed of 17 knots.
HM NumberHM2870
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Date Added Thursday, June 7th, 2018 at 7:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 671894 N 5696771
Decimal Degrees51.39610000, -0.52903333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 51° 23.766', W 0° 31.742'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds51° 23' 45.96" N, 0° 31' 44.52" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near St Ann's Hill Rd, Chertsey England KT16, GB
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