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. HANSARD 1803–2005 → 1980s → 1982 → November 1982 → 16 November 1982 → Commons Sitting → DEFENCE. RFA Fort Austin is a British Fort Rosalie-class dry stores ship of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. Fort Austin was laid down at Scott Lithgow in 1975, launched in 1978 and commissioned in 1979. 13 September 2008 anchored off Douglas Bay, 25 - 27 October 2008 made an official visit to Douglas, Isle of Man, 17 November 2008 with HMS SOMERSET undertook a 'sea day' off Plymouth for the benefit of the press, 25 December 2008 still berthed at Glen Mallen, February 2009 sailed on the Taurus 09 deployment lead by HMS BULWALK, 3 March 2009 RASed with RFA Wave Ruler (2), 21 March 2009 RASed with RFA Wave Ruler (2), 23 March 2009 berthed at Izmir, Turkey together with RFA MOUNTS BAY and HMS OCEAN, 14 July 2009 moved to No: 3 Basin, Portsmouth for lay-up, 19 October 2010 announcement made by the Defence Secretary that she was to be be brought back into service in place of RFA FORT GEORGE as a result of the Strategic Defence and Security Review, 27 May 2011 sailed Portsmouth under tow of the tugs Union Wrestler and Svitzer Pembrokefor Birkenhead and a refit at Cammel Lairds, 31 May 2011 arrived under tow at Birkenhead, 5 September 2012 sailed Birkenhead to sea, 8 September 2012 anchored off DM Crombie, Fife, 30 January 2013 moored on C Buoy, Plymouth Sound, 11 February 2013 sailed DM Crombie down stream under the Forth Road Bridge to sea, 25 March 2013 at sea off Port Ellen, Island of Islay, 26 March 2013 at sea between Scotland and Northern Ireland, 28 March 2013 in the Firth of Clyde and then into Loch Long. It’s RFA Fort Austin’s job to make sure they can get what they need, when they it, wherever they are. Protecting our nation’s interests: guardian, diplomat and humanitarian force for good. RiP. RFA "Fort Austin" HC Deb 29 November 1982 vol 33 cc97-9W 97W § Mr. Dalyell. From the Vanguard-class ballistic submarine to the formidable HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier, our equipment is among the best in the world. Find out how you can cope with the challenges of deployment using an array of support services, tools and initiatives. The year-long programme of work, represented phase two of RFA Fort Victoria’s life extension programme to keep her in … The older RFA Fort Rosalie and Fort Austin are fitted with 3 pivoted arm Mk IA replenishment rigs (2 on the starboard and 1 on port side). Media in category "RFA Fort Austin (A386)" The following 12 files are in this category, out of 12 total. Removal of the eight existing diesel generator sets and the installation of four new Wartsila replacements units. FortAustin.jpg 640 × 480; 84 KB. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. RiP. Copyright © 2008 – 2020 Christopher J White. Learn more here. Silently patrolling the world’s seas is our formidable fleet of submarines. In 2000, the ship sup­ported the British mil­i­tary in­ter­ven­tion in the Sierra Leone Civil War. RFA Fort Austin - 1980 524 views... includes CPO(MM) Harry Bartlett. Join us to be part of something special, protecting our nation’s interests, all over the world. Sailed Loch Long to Loch Striven. The stability of our nation depends on the freedom of the seas. RFA Fort Victoria, one of the largest vessels operated by the UK Ministry of Defence, has put to sea following the completion of a £44 million refit by Cammell Laird. Lynx HAS2  helicopter no: XZ242 – on the ship for delivery to HMS NEWCASTLE, 8 April 1982 Wessex HU5 heicopter No: XT765 – to the ship, 9 April 1982 sailed Ascension Island with 3 x Lynx and 2 x Wessex helicopters, 120 men of combined SAS/SBS force and an RN Surgical Team embarked to meet the Ice Patrol Ship HMS ENDURANCE, 12 April 1982 replenished HMS ENDURANCE then headed back north to meet the South Georgia Task Group, 13 April 1982 rendezvoused with RFA TIDESPRING for a fuel transfer and to transfer food, ammunition and the SAS/SBS teams to the destroyer HMS ANTRIM and the frigate HMS PLYMOUTH and to transfer a full RN Surgical Support Team to RFA TIDESPRING in preparation for the retaking of South Georgia, 16 April 1982 rendezvoused with TG 317.8/11 consisting of the destroyers HMS’s COVENTRY, GLAMORGAN, GLASGOW and SHEFFIELD and the frigates HMS’s ARROW and  BRILLIANT which  was also joined by RFA APPLELEAF(3). Noticed RFA Fort Austin, comming out of a long refit at Lairds, and proceed down the Mersey, to sea. Find out more about them here. Whether it be in the heat of the desert or ice of the Antarctic, we are ready for action in the most extreme environments on earth. In July 2009, RFA Fort Austin was de­com­mis­sioned and placed in re­serve at Portsmouth Naval Base. We have been on patrol in the Gulf since 1980, demonstrating the UK’s commitment to peace and stability. Stephens, wife of the Deputy Under Secretary of State for the Army. Also includes and CEO Tom Humphries (Commodore Chief). RFA Fort Austin received battle honours for her vital work in the Falklands. There are no upcoming events at the moment. On current plans, she will retire from service in 2024. This is where we recognise the difference they make. Sign up today and take part in our online community. As one of two Solid Support Ships in the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA), RFA Fort Austin is central to ensuring Royal Navy ships all over the world have the food, ammunition and explosives they need to carry out vital operations. The RFA Fort Austin and RFA Black Rover refits completed in the autumn of 2012 are the latest contracts to be completed under the ‘through-life support agreement’ signed by Cammell Laird with Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) of the Ministry of Defence (MOD) . Our presence is key to achieving this. HMS Edinburgh-Portsmouth-01.JPG 3,456 × 2,304; 3.25 MB. Fort Austin was laid down at Scott Lithgow in 1975, launched in 1978 and commissioned in 1979. Recording the history of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, deployed together with HMS's GLAMORGAN, HMS AMBUSCADE and RFA PEARLEAF (2)  on the Armilla Patrol. We are the largest and fastest growing community of UK forces veterans on the web with over 500,000 members! 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. Maintaining a state of readiness to protect the interests of Britain and our allies. RFA Fort Austin is a Primary Casualty Receiving Ship (PCRS). Our Digitally printed RFA Fort Austin Flags are manufactured from 115gsm Ministry of Defence approved knitted polyester flag fabric, the highest quality print fabric available for outdoor flag making. contributed by Peter Bartlett. Connect with like-minded people and develop a peer-to-peer support network both online and at community centres. RFA Fort Austin is a British Fort Rosalie-class dry stores ship of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. A MOD Police investigation was conducted, 4 June 2005 at Douglas, Isle of Man for R & R, 28 June 2005 took part in the International Fleet Review for Trafalgar 200 at Spithead along with eight other RFA’s, 30 August 2005 sailed Glen Mallan to anchor at Tail of Bank, 2 September 2005 sailed from Tail of Bank to Glen Mallan, 10 January 2006 alongside at Lisbon, Portugal, 2006 part of Operation Vela - amphibious operations off the coast of West Africa led by the assault ship HMS OCEAN along with RFA’s DILIGENCE, MOUNTS BAY, OAKLEAF (2), SIR BEDIVERE and WAVE KNIGHT (2), 29 September 2006 Captain Anthony McNally RFA appointed as Commanding Officer until 16 November 2006, 7 November 2006 with HMS ARGYLL and embarked 849 NAS together and in company of Spanish customs officers seized 1.33 tonnes of cocaine worth an estimated £53 million on the 950 - ton offshore supply vessel MV Orca II 360 miles off the Cape Verde Islands, 18 November 2006 arrived at Falmouth Bay sailing later the same day for the Gareloch, River Clyde, 9 February 2007 transitted the Straits of Gibraltar east bound, 17 February 2007 transitted the Suez Canal with HMS CORNWALL, 2007 in company with the frigate HMS CORNWALL, she met up with the legendary sailing yacht GYPSY MOTH IV off the coast of East Africa, 24 April 2007 operating off Freetown with RFA's WAVE KNIGHT (2), GOLD ROVER and HMS OCEAN, May 2007 engaged in Operation Calash in the Middle East with HMS SUNDERLAND, June 2007 sailing from the Gulf with HMS SUNDERLAND returning to home waters, 22 July 2007 arried A & P Appledore, Hebburn for refit - the refit included -, 23 November 2007 completed trials after having been in refit at A&P Appledore, Hebburn on Tyne, 21 January 2008 sailed Portsmouth as part of the Orion 08 Deployment to the Middle East led by the carrier HMS ILLUSTRIOUS along with RFA’s BAYLEAF (3) and WAVE KNIGHT (2), 28 January 2008 at Devonport and Captain (E) Robert Settle RFA appointed as Chief Engineer Officer, 21 April 2008 to 2 May 2008 with HMS ILLUSTRIOUS, HMS WESTMINSTER, RFA WAVE KNIGHT (2) and the submarine HMS TRAFALGAR, along with FS SURCOUF, USS COLE, INS MYSORE, INS RAJPUT,  INS GOMATI,  INS ADITYA and INS SHISHUMAR involved in Indo-UK exercises, ‘KONKAN 2008’ off the west coast of India, 7 June 2008 arrived Falmouth Bay from Portland, 11 June 2008 arrived Falmouth Bay for personnell transfer. After a series of major upgrades, RFA Fort Austin was reinstated to the Fleet. Ahead of the Tall ships, looked pretty good^_~ RFA Fort Austin As one of two Solid Support Ships in the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA), RFA Fort Austin is central to ensuring Royal Navy ships all over the world have the food, ammunition and explosives they need to carry out vital operations. The 30' yacht was enroute from Brixham to Newhaven and got into difficulties 4 miles SE of Straight Point in the approaches to the River Exe. Every day, our dedicated people are working hard across the globe protecting our nation’s interests. Locations kindly provided by Bosun George Collings RFA (Retired) from his Discharge Book, 2. These ships were designed to carry a wide range of dry stores to support fleet task forces; ammunition, food, explosives. Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) FORT AUSTIN is not currently deployed and is alongside in the Liverpool area. RFA Fort Austin marked the historic occasion of the 250th anniversary of the birth of the ‘Bard’, Robbie Burns with a Burns Night Supper to remember. The Editor of www.historicalrfa.org and the Committee of the RFA Historical Society wish to make clear that this site is the product of private research and is not affiliated to any other organisation. Mr. Leighton. RFA "Fort Austin" (Hansard, 16 November 1982) Search Help. The crew were rescued, and the helicopter secured by APOLLO and towed by sea boat to the ship then hoisted aboard, 26 June 1981 while berthed at Portland vessel visited by H.M. Queen Elizabeth and HRH the Duke of Edinburgh who honoured the Commodore with their presence at luncheon, October 1981 deployed together with HMS's GLAMORGAN, HMS AMBUSCADE and RFA PEARLEAF (2)  on the Armilla Patrol, 26 March 1982 received orders to divert to Gibraltar to load stores for HMS ENDURANCE, 29 March 1982 returning to the UK from Armilla Patrol duties, she arrived at Gibraltar and then sailed to the South Atlantic with stores for HMS ENDURANCE and service during Operation Corporate - the Falklands Conflict. asked the Secretary of State for Defence what were the circumstances in which the Royal Fleet Auxiliary "Fort Austin" sailed for the … In the summer of 2009, Fort Austin was placed into reserve. September 2008 with HMS ARGYLL in Home Waters seized 100 kg of cocaine worth £4 million. Renewal of four cargo HVAC compressors sets. These ships were designed to carry a wide range of dry stores to support fleet task forces; ammunition, food, explosives. Model : DSLR-A100 Exposure : 1/500, 18.0 ISO : 200, f.length:210mm Suggest Photo Removal The ketch was suffering various mechanical failures and experiencing trouble in drifting fog. Fol­low­ing the Strate­gic De­fence and Se­cu­rity Re­view of Oc­to­ber 2010 it was de­cided to re­ac­ti­vate her at the ex­pense of the larger RFA Fort George, which would be de­com­mis­sioned. Boats off Gourock - geograph.org.uk - 651280.jpg 640 × 457; 62 KB. Royal Navy personnel may come from all walks of life, but they are united by one thing: a commitment to protecting our nation’s interests, no matter what. Upgrading of machinery space ventilation, main switchboard and service supply installations to accommodate the above. Safeguarding the essential trade routes that Britain depends on for 95% of its economic activity. This is the place for you, Everyone’s experience is unique, but find out what life’s been like for others here, Everything you need to know about joining the Royal Navy, in one place, instructions how to enable JavaScript in your web browser. Protecting the British fishing industry and safeguarding the nation's fishing stocks. Navy X gets new technology off the drawing board and into the hands of our people on operations at a pace that has not been possible before. Royal Marines are able to operate across all terrains and environments using an arsenal of highly specialised equipment and weapons. The Royal Navy is a highly skilled multi-disciplinary team and together we protect the nation's interest. - our consultants are –Tom Adams MBE MCIJJames R Smith RFA 1/O(X) (ret'd), Official Number:                                    378796, Class:                                                      FORT CLASS, Pennant No:                                           A386, Laid down:                                              9 December 1975Builder:                                                    Scotts Shipbuilding, Greenock, Launched:                                               9 March 1978Into Service:                                            22 June 1979. It is standard practice for Royal Navy and RFA ships to cycle through different readiness states in response to our operational needs. 26 July 2013 berthed at Cherbourg, France, 2 August 2013 passed under the Forth Rail Bridge to berth at Crombie Film HERE, 10 August 2013 sailed from DM Crombie down stream to join the Cougar 13 deployment, 3 October 2013 deployed on Operation Kipion in the Persian Gulf until 30 May 2015, 29 March 2014 Captain Ross G Ferris OBE MVO RFA appointed as Commanding Officer, 29 May 2014 berthed at Port Rashid, Dubai, 28 June 2014 Chief Officer (E) Russell M Farquhar RFA appointed acting Captain (E) and as Chief Engineer Officer, 30 June 2014 arrived and anchored at Port Victoria, Seychelles, 2 July 2014 sailed Port Victoria, Seychelles, 21 July 2014 Chief Officer (X) Richard J N Horsefield RFA appointed Acting Captain (X) and as Commanding Officer, 13 August 2014 Captain (X) Stephen J Norris RFA appointed as Commanding Officer, 25 October 2014 Captain (E) Stuart M Peters RFA appointed as Chief Engineer Officer, 5 December 2014 in the Arabian Gulf RASed with USS San Diego (LPD22), 11 December 2014 berthed at Al Mina, Dubai, 12 December 2014 Captain Simon K Booth RFA appointed as Commanding Officer, 17 April 2015 Captain Stephen J Norris RFA appointed as Commanding Officer, 10 May 2015 Captain (E) Richard M Maddock RFA appointed as Chief Engineer Officer, 10 March 2017 in Parliament in answer to a question from Ms Flick Drummond, MP for Portsmouth South the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Ms Harriett Baldwin advised the House that RFA Fort Austin was not currently deployed and was berthed alongside in the Liverpool area. It was currently planned that she will retire from the Service in 2024, 15 August 2017 while in refit at Birkenhead a fire broke out on board. At the heart of our naval prowess is an impressive fleet that includes destroyers, frigates and aircraft carriers. Discover the key services available to serving personnel and access the Defence Gateway, where you can contact a range of external organisations. We work with our allies and partners to help cement the relationships that our nation depends on. From divers to chefs, musicians to engineers, there’s a whole world of career options with the Royal Navy. RFA "Fort Austin" (Hansard, 29 November 1982) Search Help. As part of the Naval Task Group, RFA Fort Austin played a key role during Operation Telic in Iraq. For full functionality of this site it is necessary to enable JavaScript. See how Naval Service Family and People Support (NS FPS) can help you with anything from coping with deployment to relocating. Finished with Engines: January 2004. Was the first surface ship ordered south, 6 April 1982 was the first Task Force ship to arrive at Ascension Island and loaded stores which had been delivered to the Island by C130 transport aircraft. All our RFA Fort Austin Flags are double hemmed on the three exposed sides with a strong double hem (quad hem on the fly end on flags over 1.5 yards). Finished with Engines: January 2004. Artwork is mounted on high quality gallery matting. RFA "Fort Austin" HC Deb 16 November 1982 vol 32 cc139-40 139 § 10. Start your Royal Navy journey by finding your perfect role, Find out about the opportunities you get in the Royal Navy, that you wouldn’t get in other careers, Want to know about how the Navy is structured, and where you might fit? This site does not represent the views or opinions of the Commodore RFA or the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service. Pics. Renewal of four working air and starting air general compressors sets. Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) FORT AUSTIN is not currently deployed and is alongside in the Liverpool area. The UK merchant sailors of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary provide global and crucial logistical and operational support to the Royal Navy fleet. By 2007 it was clear that MARS would not be properly funded and it was cancelled in Dec 2008. 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