The tanker was on 31 March 1953 at the Norderwerft to put Kiel and on 26 November 1953, the name Jung Claere delivered to the shipping company Ernst Jung. It was named after the wife of the company owner.
The ship was initially under the command of the supply ships at the time , changed to the supply flotilla in January 1967 and in April 1968 to the 1st supply squadron in Kiel . It was decommissioned in 1992.
The tanker was laid down on November 5, 1957 at the Norder shipyard and delivered on July 26, 1958 under the name of Friedrich Jung . The ship was named after Friedrich Jung, the father of the shipowner Ernst Emil Jung .
The ship was initially subordinate to the then command of the supply ships, switched to the supply flotilla in January 1967 and to the 2nd supply squadron in Wilhelmshaven in April 1968 .
On March 26, 1992, the Eifel was decommissioned and initially placed in the naval arsenal Wilhelmshaven . The civilian crew took over the ammunition transporter Westerwald , which was previously occupied by the military .
On August 17, 1993 the ship was sold to Nigeria via the Vebeg . The tanker then drove as Abebi off the African west coast.
Siegfried Breyer, Gerhard Koop (1996): The ships, vehicles and planes of the German Navy from 1956–1976 . Bonn, 1978, ISBN 3-7637-5155-6 , p. 322 ff.