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HMS Ramsey (M110)

HMS Ramsey was launched on the 25th November 1999 and was commissioned into the Fleet in September 2000.

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Current operation FOST Support

The ship has taken up tanker duties in support of Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST).
The period working in the FOST areas is an excellent opportunity for training personnel and developing their professional skills, especially those sailing with the RFA for the first time.

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Unit History

The First Ramsey1912

She was requisitioned by the Admiralty on the 28th October 1914, and commissioned on the 20th November 1914, for use as an armed steamer.

Intercept and Attack1915

she was employed on night patrols. On the 8th August 1915 she intercepted a steamship flying the Russian flag, which was actually the German Auxillary Minesweeper Meteor.

Intercept and attack1915

After being crippled by point-blank gunfire, Ramsey was struck amidships by a German torpedo and sunk.

Intercept and attack1915

Five Officers including Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Harry Raby Royal Naval Reserve, and 50 ratings were lost, also a further four Officers and 39 ratings were taken prisoner. 

Intercept and attack1915

On the following day, the Meteor encountered superior British forces and scuttled herself, Ramsey’s crew returning home in the Undaunted.

The Second Ramsey1919

The second Ramsey was originally the USS Meade, launched 29th May 1919.

Second World War1940

During the Second World War she was transferred to the Royal Navy and commissioned at Halifax, Nova Scotia on the 26th 1940 as HMS Ramsey. In June 1941 she joined the 22nd Escort Group.

Refit1943

Further work was done in Belfast and Clyde, Ramsey joined B6 Escort Group, Western Approaches Command. After one round trip she paid off for a long refit in Grimsby which lasted until 1943.

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Commanding Officer Peter Ellison

Rank: Lieutenant Commander

Lieutenant Commander Peter Ellison joined the Royal Navy in 2004, he assumed command of HMS Ramsey Dec 2018.

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HMS Ramsey could travel from London to Birmingham 25 times on one tank of fuel

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