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SPESSART (A-1442) class

Country of Origin: Germany

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 2 SPESSART-class REPLENISHMENT OILERS (AOR) (German Type 704 design)

 Name           Pendant    Launched         Commissioned      Status

 SPESSART       A-1442     Feb. 13, 1975    Sept. 23, 1977    Active
   (ex-German M/V OKAPI)
 RHON           A-1443     Aug. 23, 1974    Sept. 5, 1977     Active
   (ex-German M/V OKENE)


These ships were originally built as merchant tankers. They were purchased in 1976 from Bulk Acid Carriers, Monrovia, Liberia, and then converted into...

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