Royal Fleet Auxiliary fleet list
All photos are copyright to Adrian Jones, and may only be reused with appropriate acknowledgement.
After some very useful information from David Bolton CPO (Ck) RFA Retd., I have hereby ensured that these ships are referred to as RFA ships, and not HMS or Fleet Auxiliaries. RFA is the preferred term for the RFA, whom this page celebrates. Click here for the official RFA site.Click here for David Bolton's RFA site. Click here for the graphical RFA site.
Alternative Landing Ships Logistics:
L3007 Lyme Bay
L3008 Mounts Bay
L3009 Cardigan Bay
Hartland Point class Ro-Ro Strategic Sealift Vessels:
Beachy Head CHARTERED
Wave class Tankers:
A389 Wave Knight
A390 Wave Ruler
Fort class I:
A385 Fort Rosalie (ex-Fort Grange)
A386 Fort Austin LAID UP
Fort class II:
A387 Fort Victoria
Diligence class Support ship:
Argus class Aviation Training ship:
Tide class Military Afloat Reach and Sustainability (MARS).
A136 Tidespring - the original Tidespring was awarded a battle honour in 1982
A137 Tiderace - after service in the Suez Crisis, the Tiderace was renamed the Tideflow to avoid confusion with another ship name
A138 Tidesurge - originally launched as RFA Tiderange in 1954, she spent many of her early years east of Suez and served until 1976
A139 Tideforce - a new name in the RFA service.
Last updated 07/04/2020
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