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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  Kharg Island
Acquired  1984
Length  207 m
Launched  1977
Builder  Swan Hunter
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.


Iranian ship Kharg Wikipedia