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Iranian ship Kharg

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Name
  
Kharg$

Laid down
  
1976

Displacement
  
33,014 tons full load

Construction started
  
1976

Draft
  
10 m

Namesake
  
Acquired
  
1984

Length
  
207 m

Launched
  
1977

Builder
  
The Iranian ship Kharg, a modified Ol-class fleet replenishment oiler of the Islamic Republic of Iran Navy sailing in the ocean surrounded by two boats where the Iranian Navy on board.

Class and type
  
Ol-class replenishment ship

Similar
  
USS Amphion (AR 13), SS Michelangelo, SS Raffaello

The Iranian ship Kharg is a modified Ol-class replenishment oiler of the Islamic Republic of Iran Navy, named after Kharg Island. Built by Swan Hunter in the United Kingdom and launched in 1977, she was delivered to Iran in 1984.

Service history

Kharg entered the Suez Canal on 22 February 2011, with the frigate Alvand, on a deployment reported to be a training mission to Latakia, Syria.

Kharg entered the Suez Canal again, with one other warship on 18 February 2012, after briefly docking at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

References

Iranian ship Kharg Wikipedia