Shipyard completes £44m refit of naval vessel supporting UK’s new aircraft carrier

Spencer Atkinson with RFA Fort Victoria at Cammell Laird
Supply ship Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Fort Victoria, one of the largest vessels operated by the UK Ministry of Defence, has put to sea following the completion of a £44m refit by Birkenhead-based shipyard Cammell Laird. The year-long programme of work represented phase two of RFA Fort Victoria’s life extension programme to keep her in service until 2025. Dubbed ‘Britain’s number one pirate catcher’ after playing a key role in numerous counter-piracy operations off the coast of Somalia, the ship has rejoined the UK’s... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...