Captain Anthony Francis Pitt DSC RFA

At the start of the Falklands War in 1982 RFA Sir Percivale was among the first to sail with the Amphibious Task Group from England. She operated in the waters immediately around the Falkland Islands from D-Day, 21 May 1982, to…
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RFA Sir Percivale

Captain Philip Jeremy George Roberts DSO RFA

From 21 May to 8 June 1982 during the Falklands War RFA Sir Galahad suffered attacks by enemy aircraft. Throughout this period, Captain Roberts took personal charge of the fighting and safety of his ship, crew and embarked force passengers.…
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RFA Sir Galahad

Captain Shane Redmond, OBE RFA

Captain Shane Redmond took command of the Fleet Tanker, RFA Tidespring in January 1982 prior to Exercise Springtrain in the Atlantic. On completion of this exercise RFA Tidespring, with the majority of the fleet put in to Gibraltar for crew…
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RFA Tidespring A75

1982 Falklands War

The Falklands War was fought in 1982 between Argentina and the United Kingdom over the former country’s occupation of the Falkland Islands and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. The Falkland Islands consist of two large and many small islands in the South Atlantic Ocean east of…
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Captain Shane Redmond, OBE RFA

RFA Tidespring A75
Captain Shane Redmond took command of the Fleet Tanker, RFA Tidespring in January 1982 prior to Exercise Springtrain in the Atlantic. On completion of this exercise RFA Tidespring, with the…
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1982 Falklands War

The Falklands War was fought in 1982 between Argentina and the United Kingdom over the former country’s occupation of the Falkland Islands and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. The Falkland Islands consist of two…
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