RFA Echodale (A170)

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RFA EnsignUnited Kingdom
NameRFA Echodale
BuilderHawthorn Leslie and Company
Laid down8 January 1940
Launched29 November 1940
Commissioned4 March 1941
Decommissioned12 April 1959
FateArrived at Spezia for scrapping on 20 September 1961
General characteristics
Class and typeDale-class fleet tanker
Displacement16,798 tonnes full load
Length483 ft 4 in (147.32 m)
Beam59 ft 4 in (18.08 m)
Draught27 ft 6.5 in (8.39 m)
PropulsionBurmeister & Wain 8-cylinder diesels with a single shaft 6,800 hp (5,100 kW).
Speed11.5 knots (21.3 km/h)

RFA Echodale (A170) was a Dale-class fleet tanker of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.

She was decommissioned on 12 April 1959 and was laid up at Devonport Dockyard.[1]


  1. ^ "Echodale". historicalrfa.org. Retrieved 22 January 2020.