Thursday, March 9, 2017

RFA Gold Rover decommissioned after 43 years of service

Royal Fleet Auxiliary tanker Gold Rover (A 271) was officially decommissioned in a Mar. 6th ceremony at HM Naval Base Portsmouth, after over 40 years of service. Commander Naval Operations Rear Admiral B. Tarrant and the Head of the RFA Cdre D. Lamb joined former COs of the tanker for a service of thanksgiving led by the RFA’s chaplain, the Rev M. Hills, celebrating 43 years of work around the globe. (Source: navaltoday, 8-Mar-2017)