Auxiliaries and Other Ships
Replenishment / Resupply
SAS DrakensbergA-301 (1987) LOA 482′ / 146.9 m TDISP 12,500 tons. Largest warship to be built in South Africa
SAS Outeniqua A-302 (1992-2004) LOA 546′ / 166.4 m TDISP 21,025 tons. Built in the Ukraine. Commercial service before and after South African naval service. Ice-breaking capability. Scrapped 2013.
SAS Protea A-324 (1972) Hecla class Yarrow-built LOA 260′ / 79.2 m TDISP 2,750 tons. Originally there were 4 other Royal Navy sister-ships.
Boom Defence Ship
SAS Somerset, HMSAS Somerset, (1951-1986) LOA 150′ / 45.7 m TDISP 950 tons. formerly HMS Barcross (1941-1943) and HMSAS Somerset (1943-1951) Museum ship at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, since 1988. Reportedly the last boom defence vessel remaining. See Royal Australian Navy pages for a wrecked sistership.