A cross section of naval personnel have been recognised for their public service in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2013.
A Royal Fleet Auxiliary Commodore has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for achieving excellence in Engineering. Commodore David Preston RFA heads up Commercially Supported Shipping at the Defence Equipment and Support organisation, based at Abbey Wood, in Bristol.
Sailors from tanker RFA Black Rover paid tribute to their forebears when their ship paid a brief visit to a remote Atlantic island. The crew smartened the war memorial on Jamestown, St Helena, where the names of 41 crew of the tanker RFA Darkdale, killed when she was torpedoed by...
Royal Fleet Auxiliary Gold Rover, a Small Fleet Tanker, has returned to Plymouth today after nearly two years on deployment keeping warships on station at sea.
Trials have started on a new facility at HMS Raleigh which will be used to prove equipment for the Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers and future Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) vessels. The Heavy Replenishment-at-Sea (HRAS) demonstrator is being used to simulate the transfers of bulk stores and munitions to the...