Fulk al Salamah (ship)

Fulk al Salamah is an amphibious transport ship in service with the Royal Navy of Oman since her construction in 1987. The vessel is capable of transporting 240 troops, but now works alongside the royal yacht.[2][3]

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Fulk al Salamah in Málaga, Spain
History
Oman
Builder: Bremer Vulkan[1]
Laid down: 17 January 1986
Launched: 29 August 1986
In service: 3 April 1987
Identification:
Fate: in active service
General characteristics
Type: Amphibious transport ship
Tonnage: 10,864 GT
Length: 125 m (410 ft)
Beam: 14.3 m (47 ft)
Draught: 5.8 m (19 ft)
Propulsion: Diesel-electric, producing 16,800 bhp (12.5 MW)
Speed: 19.5 knots (36.1 km/h; 22.4 mph)
Complement: 240 troops
Aircraft carried: Hangar and flight deck for two Super Puma helicopters[2]

The vessel was renamed Al Dhaferah in 2016 after the delivery of the new Fulk Al Salamah.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ FULK AL SALAMAH
  2. ^ a b Wertheim, Eric (2007). The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World: Their Ships, Aircraft and Systems. p. 526. ISBN 978-1-59114-955-2.
  3. ^ World Navies Today: Oman
  4. ^ "Exclusive: Mariotti superyacht Fulk Al Salamah delivered". SuperYacht Times. Retrieved 2018-06-20.

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