A&P Falmouth Win Gold Rover Contract

Monday, September 30, 2002
A&P Falmouth has been awarded the contract to dry dock and repair the RFA Gold Rover by the Ministry of Defence (M.o.D). The Warship Support Agency (W.S.A.) vessel is due to arrive in Falmouth on October 14 for a docking period which is expected to last for two months. Work involved will include hull preparation and painting, steel and pipe work, auxiliary engine survey and refurbishment, accommodation upgrade and refurbishment, switchboard and electrical systems surveys and various other surveys to plant and equipment. The RFA Gold Rover follows several other RFA vessels which have dry docked with A&P Group throughout 2002 including the RFA Fort Victoria and the RFA Fort Rosalie at A&P Tyne and the RFA Brambleleaf at A&P Falmouth.

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