HC Deb 13 March 2003 vol 401 c389W
Mr. Keetch

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list(a) the date of original build completion, (b) the date of acceptance into service, (c) the anticipated date of decommissioning, (d) the number of crew, (e) the stores-carrying capacity and (f) the ownership of RFA Sir Galahad. [102513]

Mr. Ingram

The information requested for RFA Sir Galahad is contained in the table:

Build completion date 1987
Date of acceptance into service 1987
Planned decommission date 2005
Crew complement 51 RFA, 20 Embarked force
Approximate stores capacity Ammunition and cargo: 900 m3 vehicles: 15 Challenger tanks, 33 eight-tonne vehicles, 23 drop vehicles, 72 Land Rovers or 26 20-foot containers on the tank deck; 33 eight-tonne vehicles, 74 Land Rovers or 40 20-foot containers on the vehicle deck
Ownership MOD