5 July 2007 sailed Glen Mallen to Mounts Bay anchorage arriving 12 July 2007, 12 July 2007 moved from Mounts Bay anchorage to Falmouth Bay Anchorage and then to 'C' Buoy Plymouth Sound arriving on 13 July 2007, 16 July 2007 sailed Plymouth 'C' Buoy returning to the same buoy the same day, 19 July 2007 sailed Plymouth 'C' Buoy returning to the same buoy the next day, 23 July 2007 sailed Plymouth 'C' Buoy returning to No 21 Anchorage, S Plymouth Break Water on 26 July 2007, 24 July 2007 RASed - jackstay - with the Chilean Navy Frigate Admirante Lynch and RASed - fuel - with SAS Amatola, 25 July 2007 RASed with HMS's ARGYLE, NOTTINGHAM and SAS Amatola, 27 July 2007 sailed No 21 Anchorage, S Plymouth Break Water to 'C' Buoy, Plymouth Sound, 3 August 2007 sailed 'C' Buoy, Plymouth Sound RASing with HMS Illustrious, HMS Clyde anchoring at Kirkcaldy Bay K2 Anchorage on 12 August 2007, 6 August 2007 RASed with HMS's ILLUSTRIOUS and CLYDE, 13 August 2007 sailed Kirkcaldy Bay K2 Anchorage to Crombie arriving the same day, 18 September 2007 sailed Crombie to Loch Striven OFJ arriving 21 September 2007, 23 September 2007 sailed Loch Striven OFJ to Mounts Bay Anchorage arriving 24 September 2007, 24 September 2007 sailed Mounts Bay anchorage via Adriatic to take part in Exercise Noble Midas undertaking RAS's with various HM warships, 1 October 2007 Humanitarian assistance: whilst enroute to a major NATO exercise in the Adriatic, she provided medical assistance to a passenger on the Italian ferry RIVIERA DEL COVERO and one of her embarked helicopters airlifted the patient to Split, 2 October 2007 RASed with HMS's CHATHAM and YORK, 5 October 2007 RASed with HMS's YORK, CHATHAM and SPS CANARIAS, 7 October 2007 RASed with HMS's ILLUSTRIOUS, 15 October 2007 passed Gibraltar westbound to anchor in Mounts Bay on 18 October 2007, 19 October 2007 sailed Mounts Bay anchorage to Crombie arriving 21 October 2007, 25 October 2007 sailed Crombie for exercises returning there on 27 October 2007, 28 October 2007 sailed Crombie - RASed with HMS Illustrious, 30 October 2007 RASed with RFA Orangeleaf, 7 November 2007 sailed Leixoes to Rota arriving on 14 November 2007, 17 November 2007 sailed Rota returning there on 23 November 2007, 26 November 2007 sailed Rota to Loch Striven arriving 30 November 2007, 5 January 2008 sailed Loch Striven to Glen Mallen arriving the same day, 5 April 2008 berthed at Devonport Dockyard, 9 May 2008 arrived Birkenhead and entered No:5 Dock for refit, June 2008 in refit at Northwestern Shiprepairers and Shipbuilders Limited (NSL) in Birkenhead, Wirral, 22 October 2008 Captain James Murchie RFA appointed as Commanding Officer, 20 November 2008 one man and one woman were injured on board and hospitalised while the ship was under refit at Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead. Ex RFA Fort George: recycling. 15 September 2009 with HMS Iron Duke and a unit of the US Coast Guard they stopped a vessel mv Crystal found to be carrying five and a half tons of cocaine in 212 bales. You’ve accepted all cookies. 1. 845 Sqd NAS disembarked. RFA Fort George (Royal Navy) Round Cufflinks Zoom: Our Price: £15.00 Earn 15 Loyalty Points â + Add to Basket: Personalised Cufflink Box: + £5.00. UK Carrier Strike Group assembles for the first time . RFA Fort George. rfa fort george mug - 11oz rfa fort goerge a388 personalised ceramic coffee mug this coffee mug proudly displaying the photograph and the badge of rfa fort goerge a388 you can have a name placed on the mug 11oz durham mug a++ grade ceramic mug gift boxed Fort George heading to Loch Striven accompanied by four Serco Tugs. 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 RFAâs 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. RFA Fort George (A388) was a combined fleet stores ship and tanker of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.. Fort George was ordered from Swan Hunter in late 1987. Royal Navy Ship London Water Boats Big Ben London Ships Aqua. ("soldernut" 01OCT2010). . 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! Jun 15, 2012. Then sailed, same day, to South Shields arriving alongside on 12 December 2003, 17 December 2003 sailed South Shields via the Pentland Firth to Glen Mallen arriving 23 December 2003, 6 March 2004 sailed Glen Mallen for Exercise Joint Winter 04 visiting Oslo on 25 March 2004, 30 March 2004 sailed Oslo to Crombie arriving 31 March 2004, 28 April 2004 sailed Crombie to Loch Striven Fuel Jetty arriving the next day, 5 May 2004 sailed Loch Striven Fuel Jetty to Charleston arriving the next day, 6 July 2004 sailed New York for DM Crombie, River Forth arriving 15 July 2004, 17 January 2005 with four Merlinâs of 820 NAS exercised in the Channel for MARSTRIKE 05 Deployment with HMS INVINCIBLE and several frigates including the French Ship Guepratte, 18 January 2005 sailed Portland on Marstrike 05 Deployment, 31 January 2005 sailed from Akrotiti Bay, Cyprus for Suez. Don’t worry we won’t send you spam or share your email address with anyone. RFA Fort Victoria and Fort George combine the functions of a fleet support tanker and a stores support ship. When contacting the team if it is related to the content of the site please contact Chris White, or if you have a problem with accessing the content please contact the Webmaster. 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. 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