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John McKie 1481 views2/O Sir Lancelot 19871 commentschoff
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A Pensive SG1A Andy Straw. Fort Grange 1991 Gulf War1452 viewsSTRAWBERRY
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Tarbatness CTU October 19741352 viewsRaz Hanzir Malta.1 commentschoff
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Fort Austin Deck Team 19791282 viewsJamie Murchie, Mike Ainley, Steve Hodgson, Andy Crawford, Ricky Johnson, Steve Walker, Mike Day.choff
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RFA Golf Tournament 20131190 viewsSteve DonkersleyALC2
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SG1B Andy Straw. Tidespring 19861187 viewsSTRAWBERRY
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RFA Diligence in the Gulf 1990. 1166 viewsLifeboat familiarization for SG2 Gorden Leckie anchorclanker
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Capt. David Gerrard.1037 viewsRemembering Capt.David Gerrard (RFA Retd), Falklands Veteran, Webmaster of this site, RFANostalgia (Ships), RFAA (Plymouth), THN, friend and all round Good Bloke.4 commentsSC-UK
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Roy Copestake939 viewsWith the Armilla Bucketchoff
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Chiu Yiu Nam GM, 1949 - 2012893 viewsOn the 8th June 1982 at Fitzroy CHIU YIU NAM was serving aboard the LSL Sir Galahad when it was attacked by Argentine Skyhawk and Mirage Aircraft. Two bombs scored direct hits.
Within minutes Sir Galahad was burning fiercely and the order was given to abandon ship. Despite the exodus of those about him, seeing the peril of some soldiers trapped by the fire, CHIU chose to
disobey the order. He donned an asbestos suit, knowing that in a conflagration of such fierceness it provided only partial protection, and disappeared into the flames and smoke. He returned with one man and having delivered him safely to the rescuers plunged back into the flames. He continued without regard for his own danger or fatigue, until he had rescued all those he could find still alive.
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Olwen CTU857 viewsP.J.Lannin CTO. Olwen Oct-74 to July-75.
Back: L-to-R: D.Waters, S.M.O.Conran, Cadet(Eng), M.Harper, N.Sarel, V.B.Ramsay-Smith, J.K.Stoker
Front: L-to-R: Cadet(Eng), J.Burrows, CTO. P.J.Lannin, E.J.Durkin, B.Dixon, Snr.Cdt.George
See A Cadet's Journal.
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Cdre Dick856 viewsCdre Dick Thorn, Mrs Thorn and son Peter @ the National Arboretum.
Nice hat !
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Shipwright Tom Fisher receives a retirement gift from Captain is Phil Hanton. Ft. Rosalie October-November 2011.774 viewsTom is possibly one of the last shipwrights in the RFA service. He had a very good send off from all the crew. He restrained from withholding the tears. Nothing was to great or to small for Tom to fix. He had a dry sense of humor a well like chippy.

Sadly RFA no longer employs these skilled personnel.
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Peter McCarthy 732 viewsReliant Christmas 19611 commentschoff
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Capt Ian Pilling710 views presenting HRH Prince Edward with a few bottles of Fort Rosalie Special Plonk.
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Captain Gordon Butterworth649 views1925 -2012
Obituary.
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Fort Austin 1993637 viewsDavid Fletcher Claire Spencer Steve Howarth Richard McGinily Rose Guite MacColl Sarah Robinson Stephen Pickering choff
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Wave Master Noon Position630 views2nd Off Dave Lawrence and 3rd Off Peter Nelson2 commentsBobGilston
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Ed Perrin624 viewsIn later life1 commentschoff
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Richard Davies 624 views1 commentschoff
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Retainer - Christmas Day 1976 at Port Everglades Florida.619 views1 commentsSC-UK
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RFA OLMEDA CTU 601 viewsSeptember 1971 intakegungadin
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Mark Griffiths597 viewsFort Austin Christmas dinner 1993. Mark seems to have earned a Christmas promotion from Cdt(X) to 3/O(SE). Is that Steve Peers lokking on in the background?6 commentsKickstart
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Jason Boulter593 views3/O Lyness 19801 commentschoff
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Gerry Collins589 viewsA young Gerry Collins in patriotic shorts RFA OLMEDA 19831 commentsMick Spear
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Captain Rob Dorey580 viewsWaterlooville July 2012ALC2
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Fort Duquesne - Winning Whaler Team 1956569 viewsRear: Tony ix-Xila , Lozzy, the late Louis Grima.
Front: Harry Bugeja, Domicellu, Tony ta' Palma.
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Captain-Tastic560 viewsCan you name all of these Captains ?1 commentsALC2
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RFA Appleleaf late 1980s558 viewsCaptain Pat and Bosun Jimmy Laird.2 commentsMick Spear
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RFA Wave Knight 2010. Falkland Islands.557 viewsPOD Larry Dwyer and SG1B Andy Newcombe. Andy was part of the 36ft work boat crew with myself and Clair Mitchel.
task to do shore runs in the Falklands. Andy had the very first opportunity to coxswain the boat since he first acquired his ticket. He was a great guy to have in the deck team.
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RFA Fort Austin 1982 554 viewsBosun and RAS teamchoff
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Simon Cox ?552 viewsProbably not.3 commentsAlperian
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