Welcome to Forces Reunited the place where you can find information and friends from RFA Fort George.. We are the largest and fastest growing community of UK forces veterans on the web with over 500,000 members! Don’t worry we won’t send you spam or share your email address with anyone. RFA Fort George RFA Fort George. The RFA Fort Victoria class ships combine the functions of a fleet support tanker and a stores support ship. Sep 2, 2012. RFA Fort George (Royal Navy) Round Cufflinks Zoom: Our Price: £15.00 Earn 15 Loyalty Points – + Add to Basket: Personalised Cufflink Box: + £5.00. Cost £130860 million - source MOD contract records.The Lady Sponsor was Lady Annie Slater, wife of Admiral Sir Jock Slater, the Commander in Chief Fleet. Fort George heading to Loch Striven accompanied by four Serco Tugs. During the deployment the ship conducted 75 fuelling replenishments at sea and 19 stores replenishments at sea, 20 August 2010 sailed Crombie to Loch Striven via Rothsay Sound arriving on 23 August 2010, 27 August 2010 sailed Loch Striven to Crombie arriving 29 August 2010, 22 September 2010 sailed Crombie to Weymouth Bay arriving 24 September 2010, 27 September 2010 sailed Weymouth Bay to Loch Striven arriving 1 October 2010, 3 October 2010 sailed Loch Striven to take part in Exercise Joint Warrier 1 & 2 returning to Loch Striven on 13 October 2010 during the exercised with RN and other Allied units, 13 October 2010 sailed Loch Striven to Broderick Bay anchorage arriving 15 October 2010, 17 October 2010 sailed Broderick Bay to Glen Mallen and Tail of Bank anchorage, 19 October 2010 announced by the Defence Secretary that she was to be withdrawn from service in April 2011 as part of the Strategic Defence and Security Review along with RFA’s BAYLEAF(3) and LARGS BAY, 25 October 2010 secured alongside at Glen Mallen, 2 November 2010 sailed Glen Mallen to Loch Striven arriving the same day, 3 November 2010 sailed Loch Striven to Lyme Bay and then to Crombie arriving 20 November 2010, 8 December 2010 sailed Crombie to the River Tyne, 9 December 2010 berthed at Northumbrian Quay, North Tyneside, 13 December 2010 sailed North Tyneside to Garelochhead arriving 15 December 2010 - on film HERE, 6 January 2011 sailed Garelochhead to Loch Striven arriving the same day, 28 January 2011 sailed Loch Striven to Plymouth Sound, 1 February 2011 berthed at Devonport to de-store prior to being laid up, 22 February 2011 having destored sailed Devonport for Liverpool arriving 23 February 2011, RFA Fort George sailing Plymouth for the last time on 22 February 2011. Peter Broomhall PO Served from 1971 - 1996 Served in RFA Fort Grange. Below are just some of our members who have served at RFA Fort Grange. The ships have the capacity to carry a cargo of up to 6,250m³ of solids stores plus 12,500m³ of liquids. "Happiness is not a destination, it … RFA FORT GEORGE. During the deployment the ship conducted 75 fuelling replenishments at sea and 19 stores replenishments at sea, 13 December 2010 sailed North Tyneside to Garelochhead arriving 15 December 2010 -. Now maintained by B.Dixon with the help of 200+ contributors. Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details. RFA Fort Grange 1978 - 2000 Entered service April 1978. . Fort Rosalie isn’t just an asset on exercise or in times of conflict. Bartacks at key pressure points for increased strength. 2nd Sep. 2010. She will thereafter head South to be decommissioned. 30 March 1993 delivered by the builders to the RFA, 11 April 1993 sailed Newcastle to Portland arriving 13 April 1993, 26 April 1993 to 30 April 1993 involved in prelimitary safety training at and around Portland, 4 May 1993 sailed Portland to Devonport arrived the same day, 24 June 1993 sailed Portland on exercise berthed at Le Havre on 26 June 1993, 28 June 1993 sailed Le Havre on exercises until 3 July 1993 when she berthed on Yonderberry Oil Fuel Jetty, Devonport, 14 July 1993 sailed Devonport to Tyne Coal Terminal, arriving on 15 July 1993, 16 July 1993 officially dedicated for RFA Service at Tyne Dock, South Shields, 20 July 1993 sailed River Tyne via Portland to North Wall, Rosyth arriving on 26 July 1993, 20 August 1993 sailed Rosyth via Rona DW Noise Range to A3 Buoy, Portland arriving on 27 August 1993, 2 September 1993 sailed Portland to anchor off Bournemouth - the same day, 3 September 1993 to D Buoy, Plymouth arriving on 4 September 1993, 6 September 1993 moved to No 1 Jetty, Devonport, 14 September 1993 sailed Devonport to Santa Cruz de Tenerife arriving alongside on 17 September 1993, 21 September 1993 sailed Tenerife for exercises off the Island to Spithead on 3 October 1993, 5 October 1993 Captain Anthony F Pitt DSC RFA appointed as Commanding Officer, 11 October 1993 sailed Portsmouth to undertake flying trials in the SW Approaches returning to Portsmouth on 25 October 1993, 28 October 1993 sailed Portsmouth to Newcastle - Hebburn dry dock arriving 29 October 1993, 1 December 1993 Captain Anthony F Pitt DSC RFA appointed as Commanding Officer, 5 January 1994 sailed Newcastle to Spithead arriving 6 January 1994, 7 January 1994 sailed Spithead for trials returning to Gosport Oil Fuel Depot the same day, 10 January 1994 sailed Gosport to undertake First of Class flying trials returning to D Buoy, Plymouth on 19 January 1994. RFA Fort George Sold to Turkish Breakers. RASed with RFA Black Rover. Feasibility studies were conducted by both the MoD and Industry, and a Staff Requirement was endorsed at the end of 1983. "It is the duty of the dog owner to try to be the great man his dog thinks he is". No need to register, buy now! Also included are the RMAS and it's predecessors and Army vessels. A collection of over 3600 photos, started in 2006 with photos by George Mortimore. Broken Up at Leyal Ship Breaking Facility at Aliaga from Feb 2013 You can change your cookie settings at any time. RFA Fort George Arriving at Leyal 795 views Reproduced here by kind permission of Leyal Ship Recycling: Fort George sailing from Liverpool 317 views By kind permission of Dannygrit (SN) ... Fort George sailing from Liverpool 339 views By kind permission of Jon Godsell, Mersey Marine Images. The one-stop supply ship, RFA Fort George entered HM Naval Base Devonport for the final time earlier this month and offloaded her remaining cargo and equipment prior to yesterday’s departure. The Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) vessel arrived at Devonport Naval Base for the final time on Tuesday 1 February 2011, where it will unload cargo and equipment prior to the ship going out of service later in the year. June 2011 donations amounting to £1,244.21 were made to Secretary of the Eyemouth RNLI life boat and to the Commanding Officer of the South Shields Sea Cadet Unit - TS Collingwood from the officers and crew of the Fort George by Chief Officer (X) Martyn Bunker RFA the ships last (XO). This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website, by continuing to use the site you agree to cookies being used.Accept Cookies More info. Fort George suffered indentation of approx 250mm localised between and in the region of frames 111 and 112 port side at 2 deck level 29 April 1996 sailed Sunny Point to Fort Storey, Virginia 3 May 1996 sailed Fort Storey, Virginia and RASed with RFA Oakleaf (2) then to Camp Pendleton, Virginia arriving on 4 … Details on the recycling of the former Fleet auxiliary oil replenishment tanker, Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Bayleaf. Please enter your personalisation details. Information will be published after a short review. RIP RFA fort George! Fort George: 95 RFA 13 RN 28 Civilian: Fuel: 12,000 sq m Fresh water: 370 sq m Oil: 136,000 sq m Ammunition, food and general Naval stores: 5,900 sq m: NEWSLETTER. Huge collection, amazing choice, 100+ million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. 19 August 2020. with Task Group 1800 and RAS (various) until 24 January 2000 detached from Task Group 1800 - then on passage to Augusta, Italy arriving 28 January 2000, 1 February 2000 sailed Augusta, Italy to Port Said arriving at anchorage on 4 February 2000, 6 February 2000 sailed Suez to Persian Gulf RASed enroute (various RN ships) to Dubai arriving on 14 February 2000, 17 February 2000 sailed Dubai to Bahain arriving on 22 February 2000 (anchorage) during the passage RASed with HMS Illustrious, 23 February 2000 sailed Bahrain - RASed with HMS Illustrious then to anchorage at Fujairah on 3 March 2000, 4 March 2000 sailed Fujairah after loading stores, further loading stores at Muscat then to Beira arriving on 11 March 2000, 11 March 2000 the ship was sent to Mozambique to help with disaster relief work following devestating floods with embarked assets of 820 NAS - Operation Barwood, 15 March 2000 sailed Beira returning variously until 24 March 2000, 24 March 2000 sailed Beira to Mombasa arriving on 27 March 2000, 30 March 2000 sailed Mombasa to Suez arriving 6 April 2000, 7 April 2000 transit Suez Canal northwards, 8 April 2000 sailed Port Said to Augusta arriving 10 April 2000, 16 April 2000 sailed Augusta to Cadiz - enroute RASed with HMS GLOUCESTER - fuel and stores arriving at Cadiz on 20 April 2000, 23 April 2000 sailed Cadiz to Brest - RASed with HMS ILLUSTRIOUS twice and conducted flying ops with the carrier on four days arriving Brest on 28 April 2000, 30 April 2000 sailed Brest to join Exercise Linked Seas - detached on 7 May 2000 from Exercise Link Seas to join Operation Pallister including a pump over from RFA BAYLEAF (3) on 15 May 2000, May 2000 she accompanied HMS ILLUSTRIOUS to Sierra Leone to support British Operations to restore stabability to that country - Operation Pallister, 23 May 2000 sailed Dakar  - Operation Palliser - returning on 31 May 2000, 2 June 2000 sailed Dakar - Operation Palliser - returning on 9 June 2000, 11 June 2000 sailed Dakar - Operation Palliser, 16 June 2000 met RFA BRAMBLELEAF (3)  for pump over, 18 June 2000 RASed RFA FORT AUSTIN and RFA SIR BEDIVERE, 19 June 2000 berthed at Las Palmas, Grand Canaria, 22 June 2000 sailed Las Palmas to Plymouth arriving on 26 June 2000 moored to 'C' Buoy, Plymouth Sound, 27 June 2000 sailed Plymouth Sound to Spithead arriving the next day, 2 July 2000 sailed Spithead to the Irish Sea, 3 July 2000 RAsed with RFA BRAMBLELEAF (3), 5 July 2000 berthed on 'C' Buoy, Plymouth Sound, 7 July 2000 was presented with a Commendation from the Commander-in-Chief Fleet Admiral Sir Nigel Essenheigh by Commodore Peter J Lannin for her humanitarian relief work in both Mozambique and Sierra Leone, 22 August 2000 sailed Plymouth Sound to Loch Striven arriving on 24 August 2000, 25 August 2000 sailed Loch Striven to Glen Mallen arriving the same day, 7 Septmber 2000 RASed with HMS INVINCIBLE, 8 September 2000 berthed 'D' Buoy, Plymouth Sound, 21 September 2000 RASed with RFA BRAMBLELEAF (3), 26 September 2000 Humanitarian aid - in company with the carrier HMS INVINCIBLE, the destroyer  HMS LIVERPOOL and the frigate HMS CUMBERLAND she assisted survivors from the Greek ferry EXPRESS SAMINA which had struck prominent  rocks off the island of Paros and had quickly sunk with the loss of  76 passengers and crew, 28 September 2000 anchored at Akrotri Bay then sailed to Haifa, Israel arriving the next day, 8 October 2000 RASed with RFA BRAMBLELEAF (3), 11 October 2000 sailed Akrotri Bay to Augusta arriving 17 October 2000, 31 October 2000 RASed with RFA BRAMBLELEAF (3), 13 November 2000 berthed 'D' Buoy, Plymouth Sound, 19 November 2000 sailed Plymouth Sound to Poole Bay anchorage arriving the next day, 21 November 2000 sailed Poole Bay to Portland Harbour anchorage, 23 November 2000 sailed Portland Harbour to Torquay Bay anchorage arriving the next day, 27 November 2000 sailed Torquay Bay to Vigo arriving 6 December 2000, 7 December 2000 sailed Vigo to Loch Striven arriving 11 December 2000, 17 December 2000 sailed Loch Striven to Crombie arriving 19 December 2000, 8 January 2001 sailed Crombie for exercises with 655 Squadron Army Air Corp arriving Plymouth 'D' Buoy on 17 January 2001, 22 January 2001 sailed Plymouth for exercises with 819 Squadron NAS and RASing with various RN units before returning to Plymouth Sound on 1 February 2001, 7 February 2001 sailed Devonport to take part in 'Thursday War', 12 February 2001 RASed with HMS ILLUSTRIOUS, 14 February 2001 alongside at Glen Mallen, 22 February 2001 moved berths from Glen Mallen to Loch Striven, 2 March 2001 sailed Loch Striven - took part in Exercise Joint Winter - arrived Narvik 8 March 2001, 11 March 2001 involved in minor berthing incident at Narvick, Norway when the ships accomodation ladder platform contacted a tubular steel upright supporting iron ore hopper which was over hung the jetty edge, 11 March 2001 sailed Narvik - took part in Exercise Tartan Relief - arrived at Glen Mallen to destore 22 March 2001, 3 April 2001 sailed Glen Mallen to Devonport arriving alongside 8 April 2001 after being delayed by bad weather, 3 May 2001 sailed Yonderberry Oil Fuel Jetty, Devonport to Tyne Commission Quay arriving 5 May 2001 to await entry into dry dock, 3 August 2001 sailed the River Tyne after refit to Devonport to restore arriving on 6 August 2001, 22 August 2001 sailed Devonport to Loch Striven arriving 24 August 2001, 28 August 2001 moved berth from Loch Striven to Glen Mallan, 14 September 2001 sailed Glen Mallan to Devonport arriving 21 September 2001, 26 September 2001 to 28 September 2001 post refit training, 1 October 2001 sailed Plymouth Sound to La Corunna arriving 5 October 2001, 8 October 2001 sailed La Corunna to Plymouth arriving 12 October 2001, 16 October 2001 to 25 October 2001 further training, 27 October 2001 sailed Plymouth to Glen Mallen arriving 29 October 2001, 8 November 2001 MOD reported that RFA Fort George had been awarded the Royal Navy Wilkinson Sword of Peace for 2000 for her above efforts in Mozambique, 19 November 2001 sailed Glen Mallen - suffered engine defect and diverted to Plymouth for repairs arriving 23 November 2001, 28 November 2001 sailed Plymouth with FOST staff onboard. 25 March 2006 to 30 March 2006 took part in Exercise Brilliant Manner involving flying with 824 Sqn NAS, 31 March 2006 arrived at Kristiansand berthed at No 13 berth, 2 April 2006 sailed Kristiansand  to continue Exercise Brilliant Manner involving flying with 824 Sqn NAS until 6 April 2006 arriving at Portland, 26 April 2006 sailed Portland to Brodick Bay Anchorage arriving on 30 April 2006, 2 May 2006 sailed Brodick Bay Anchorage to Loch Striven arriving the same day, 22 May 2006 sailed Loch Striven to Portsmouth Middle Slip Jetty arriving 25 May 2006, 28 May 2006 sailed Portsmouth Middle Slip Jetty to Portland anchorage arriving the same day, 29 May 2006 engaged in exercises in the Portland area until 31 May 2006, 1 June 2006 to Plymouth - berthed at Devonport Dockyard, 7 June 2006 cold move to Yonderbury Oil Jetty, 17 June 2006 sailed Yonderbury Oil Jetty for exercise with 820 Sqd NAS, 24 June 2006 anchored off Stornoway until 28 June 2006, 29 June 2006 three helicopters from 820 Sqd NAS, 4 July 2006 sailed Glen Mallen to Loch Striven arriving the same day, 20 July 2006 sailed Loch Striven to Faslane arriving the same day, 25 August 2006 sailed Faslane to Garelochhead arriving the same day, 18 September 2006 sailed Garelochhead arriving the same day, 26 September 2006 sailed Faslane to Garelochhead arriving the same day, 18 October 2006 sailed Garelochhead to Tail of the Bank Anchorage A7 arriving the same day, 24 October 2006 sailed Tail of the Bank anchorage to Garelochhead arriving the same day, 2 November 2006 sailed Garelochhead to Princess Dock, Birkenhead arriving the next day, 19 December 2006 sailed Princess Dock, Birkenhead to Loch Striven arriving the next day, 5 January 2007 sailed Loch Striven to Tail of the Bank anchorage the same day, 6 January 2007 sailed Tail of the Bank for testing equipment. Royal Fleet Auxiliary RFA Fort George 1993 Swan Hunter Wallsend > RFA Fort George. 16 December 2001 sailed Salalah to Mahe, Seychelles. A388 RFA Fort George, Fort II class (1992) Support Ship, Royal Fleet Auxiliary history and characteristics 3,127 261. Spotted on the Demotix website, RFA Fort George is reported as having been sold to Turkish Breakers, presumeably the same ones who have done so well out of MOD recently. A relatively young ship , with only 18 years in service , when was forced to Pay Off . Please enter your personalisation details. 28 March 2007 RASed with FGS Bayern and HMS PORTLAND. Ships similar to or like RFA Fort George (A388) Combined fleet stores ship and tanker of … On 13 June 1999 during RAS with HMS Chiddingfold was involved in an emergency breakaway, 22 June 1999 sailed Glen Mallen for exercises with NAS 810 and a two day pumpover with RFA Bayleaf, 9 July 1999 disembarked flight in Mounts Bay - then moved to Tor Bay, 10 July 1999 sailed Tor Bay to Glen Mallen arriving on 12 July 1999, 8 August 1999 sailed Glen Mallen to Plymouth berthing on 'D' Buoy on 10 August 1999, 17 August 1999 sailed 'D' Buoy at Plymouth Sound returning to No 23 anchorage in Plymouth Sound on 19 August 1999, 20 August 1999 sailed Plymouth Sound to RAS with RN Units and arrived at Alicante, Spain on 25 August 1999, 27 August 1999 sailed Alicante, Spain to Augusta, Sicily with RN and Allied Units arriving 30 August 1999, 4 September 1999 sailed Augusta, Sicily to Izmir, Turkey after RASing with RN Units arrived 7 September 1999, 8 September 1999 sailed Izmir to Saros Bay RASing with RN and Allied Units arriving on 16 September 1999, 18 September 1999 sailed Saros Bay to Soudha Bay, Crete RASing with RN and other units arriving on 26 September 1999, 10 October 1999 undertook a pump over with RFA Olna, 12 October 1999 anchored at Alexandria, Egypt, 13 October 1999 sailed Alexandria, Egypt to RAS (various) returning on 24 October 1999, 24 October 1999 moved to Arab's Gulf and anchored, 27 October 1999 sailed Arab's Gulf to RAS (various) returning to the same anchorage later in the day, 29 October 1999 sailed Arab's Gulf to RAS (various) to Mersin, Turkey on 4 November 1999, 16 November 1999 sailed Mersin to pump over with RFA Oakleaf and then anchoring at Akrotiri on 17 November 1999, 19 November 1999 sailed Akrotiri to Karystos Bay (anchorage) on 21 Noevmebr 1999, 21 November 1999 sailed Karystos Bay to commence Exercise Western Approaches and RAS HMS OCEAN and then to anchor at Thessaloniki on 30 November 1999, 1 December 1999 sailed Thessalonnika and RASed with HMS Edinburgh with fuel to Souda Bay on 2 December 1999, 3 December 1999 sailed Souda Bay  to Malaga, Spain arriving 7 December 1999, 9 December 1999 sailed Malaga to Glen Mallen arriving on 12 Decenber 1999, 13 January 2000 sailed Glen Mallen to r.v. RFA Fort George A388 is a combined fleet stores ship and tanker of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary MV Sea Spirit cruise ship shares Plymouth Sound with RFA Fort Victoria of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary… 13 April 1996 sailed Portsmouth to Plymouth. Members who served with RFA Fort Grange. Cotton twill taping at collar opening for strength mandarin collar. Edit Datasheet Show Full Datasheet Last Update: 6 Oct 2014, 08:00:05 UTC The following users contributed to this datasheet: U-kasz, dyvroeth, Grasbrook, hta1970, Generic Vessel data. Adding to your cart. And now the MOD are actually scrapping the real historic Fort George just down the road! Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships link-up during sea trials. You’ve accepted all cookies. 24 July 2012 offered for sale this day by the MOD Disposal Services Authority 'As is' at Liverpool, 16 January 2013 sailed Liverpool under tow of the tug Christos XXIII this day to shipbreakers at Aliaga, Turkey, February 2013 berthed at Leyal Recycling Ltd, Aliaga, Turkey: -, 1. RFA Fort George 14 May 2006.jpeg 1,000 × 645; 53 KB RFA Fort George 2 - geograph.org.uk - 410011.jpg 640 × 424; 40 KB RFA Fort George DF-SD-01-06102.jpeg 1,728 × 1,152; 678 KB 26 March 2007 sailed Plymouth Sound for exercises. Emergency landing facilities for Harrier aircraft can be provided. RFA Fort Victoria supports Carrier Strike Group after refit. The Navy had a requirement for at least 4 of this Class and had originally hoped for 6, but Defence Budgets reduced this to a Class of just 2, 2. 1. 22 June 1996 RASed (S) with RFA FORT VICTORIA off Cape Finisterre, 24 June 1996 berthed at 'C' Buoy Plymouth Sound, 15 July 1996 deployed from Plymouth - SCXA - RASing with RFA FORT GRANGE on 18 July 1996 returning to Plymouth Sound on 20 July 1996, 22 July 1996 sailed Plymouth - SCXA - Towing Exercise with RFA OLWEN on 25 July 1996 returning to Plymouth on 26 July 1996, 12 August 1996 sailed Plymouth to Loch Striven arriving 14 August 1996, 23 August 1996 sailed Loch Striven - various exercises with HMS LONDON to Plymouth 'C' Buoy on 10 October 1996, 25 October 1996 sailed Plymouth to anchor in the Solent on the same day, 29 October 1996 sailed the Solent to Loch Striven jetty arriving 31 October 1996, 16 November 1996 sailed Loch Striven to South Coat Exercise Argas (FOST), 17 November 1996 suffered steering gear failure - repaired, 22 November 1996 berthed on 'D' Buoy, Plymouth Sound, 27 November 1996 sailed Plymouth Sound on Exercise Lobster Pot returning to 'C' Buoy, Plymouth Sound on 29 November 1996, 5 December 1996 sailed Plymouth Sound on exercise returning the next day to 'C' Buoy, 11 December 1996 sailed Plymouth Sound 'C' Buoy to Glen Mallan Jetty arriving the next day, 6 January 1997 sailed Glen Mallen to Loch Striven arriving the next day, 7 January 1997 sailed Loch Striven to Plymouth arriving 9 January 1997 - moored on 'C' Buoy, 15 January 1997 sailed Plymouth to Valencia, Spain arriving 22 January 1997 sailed as part of Task Group 327.01 - the Ocean Wave 97 Deploymentto the  Far East led by the carrier HMS ILLUSTRIOUS - along with RFA’s DILIGENCE, FORT AUSTIN, OLNA (3), SIR GALAHAD(2), SIR GERAINT and SIR PERCIVALE, 27 January 1997 sailed Valencia to Soudha Bay, Crete arriving 13 February 1997 - during this voyage 153 hours were spent sailing on a single engine or being totally stopped with engine problems, 18 February 1997 sailed Soudha Bay to Suez Canal - transit the Canal and then to Jebel Ali arriving 2 March 1997, 19 March 1997 sailed Jebel Ali to Singapore arriving 10 April 1997, 15 April 1997 sailed Singapore to Hong Kong arriving 30 April 1997, 3 May 1997 Captain Brian J Waters OBE RFA appointed as Commanding Officer, 6 May 1997 sailed Hong Kong to Pusan, South Korea arriving 24 May 1997, 28 May 1997 sailed Pusan, South Korea to Sasebo, Japan arriving 30 May 1997, 9 June 1997 sailed Sasebo, Japan to Kota Kinabalu arriving 17 June 1997, 21 June 1997 sailed Kota Kinabalu to Freemantle, Australia arriving 15 July 1997, 21 July 1997 sailed Freemantle, Australia to Diego Garcia arriving 2 August 1997. 24 March 1993 ship formally affiliated with the South Tyneside Council. FOST staff depart 6 December 2001 when anchored in Akrotiri Bay, Cyprus, 6 December 2001 sailed Akrotiri Bay, Cyprus to Port Said arriving 7 December 2001, 8 December 2001 transit of the Suez Canal from Port Said arriving Suez the next day, 9 December 2001 sailed Suez to Salalah arriving 14 December 2001. Facebook: Royal Naval Reserve: HMS Scotia - RFA Fort Victoria Deployment. 09 May 2019. 845 Sqd NAS disembarked. RFA Fort George was a combined fleet stores ship and tanker of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, and one of two Fort Victoria-class replenishment oilers.. Fort George was ordered from Swan Hunter in late 1987. Do you know more about the RFA FORT GEORGE? 23 December 2001 arrived at Mahe, Seychelles, 2 January 2002 sailed Mahe, Seychelles to Dubai arriving 11 January 2002, 27 January 2002 while in the Arabian Sea her embarked Sea King helicopters from A Flight, 820 Squadron RNAS rescued 14 crew members of the mv Parvin Sagar a sinking 50 foot dhow - landed at Muscat via an Omani COast Guard Service launch, 6 February 2002 took mv Zakat in tow to Dubai arriving on 11 February 2002, 25 March 2002 moored alongside at Salalah, 26 March 2002 sailed Salalah to Fujayrah - anchored off, 2 April 2002 sailed Fujayrah after FLYEX anchored again, 4 April 2002 sailed again RASed HMS's CAMBLETOWN and YORK returning to Dubai No 10 berth on 21 April 2002, 1 May 2002 sailed Dubai to Salalah arriving on 18 May 2002, 30 May 2002 sailed Suez for Malaga, Spain, 10 June 2002 sailed Malaga to Plymouth Sound - arriving 13 June 2002, 18 June 2002 sailed Plymouth Sound to Loch Striven arriving 20 June 2002, 27 June 2002 sailed Loch Striven for JMC. Edit Datasheet Show Full Datasheet Last Update: 6 Oct 2014, 08:00:05 UTC The following users contributed to this datasheet: U-kasz, dyvroeth, Grasbrook, hta1970, Generic Vessel data. Fort Rosalie was originally named RFA Fort Grange, but was renamed in May 2000 to avoid confusion with the now-decommissioned RFA Fort George, a change which was not universally popular.In February 2014, the ship arrived at North Western Ship repairs, Birkenhead, for further refit. Share your knowledge with the community. The ship was laid down in 1989, launched by the wife of the Commander-in-Chief Fleet Admiral Sir Jock Slater in 1991 and commissioned in 1993. RFA Fort George has a crew of 95 officers and ratings of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, 24 members of the civilian Defence Equipment & Support organisation and 15 Royal Navy personnel for air operations to operate close-In weapons system maintenance. RFA Fort Victoria was part of the UK Royal Navy Task Group in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in March and April 2004. Saved by Neill Reardon. Fort Rosalie was originally named RFA Fort Grange, but was renamed in May 2000 to avoid confusion with the now-decommissioned RFA Fort George, a change which was not universally popular.In February 2014, the ship arrived at North Western Ship repairs, Birkenhead, for further refit. RFA Fort George was built by Swan Hunter Shipbuilders on the Tyne and entered service in 1994. HMS Northumberland and RFA Fort Victoria train together. This site does not represent the views or opinions of the Commodore RFA or the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service. The ship was laid down in 1989, launched by the wife of the Commander-in-Chief Fleet Admiral Sir Jock Slater in 1991 and commissioned in 1993. We are the largest and fastest growing community of UK forces veterans on the web with over 500,000 members! Copyright © 2008 – 2020 Christopher J White. 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