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  1. Anvil Point Tug of War

    Anvil Point Tug of War

    Some of the boys who took part in our Tug of war competition, the lads in the combat fatigues are our Royal Navy 'Force Protection' team with the rest being ships crew. After this it was time for a well earned beer, curry and then a pub quiz followed by some horse racing. Anvil Point, 04/09/13
  2. Anvil Point Tug of War - the RN

    Anvil Point Tug of War - the RN

    Test of strength between the MN contingent (varying degrees of age and fitness!) against our RN contingent (all youngsters and very fit). Completed 'indoors' due to poor weather outside Our Royal Navy contingent, pulling for all they were worth. Despite numbering 10 men and facing off against a 9 ma
  3. Anvil Point Tug of War - the MN contingent

    Anvil Point Tug of War - the MN contingent

    Test of strength between the MN contingent (varying degrees of age and fitness!) against our RN contingent (all youngsters and very fit). Completed 'indoors' due to poor weather outside. Here we see the shipboard team with a mixture of Deck and Eng Dept to be seen, including the C/O (me, out of view
  4. Anvil Point and Eddystone

    Anvil Point and Eddystone

    Anvil Point and Eddystone alongside in Southampton
  5. Eddystone.

    Eddystone.

    Eddystone. One of 6 ships T procured under a Private Finance Initiative and available for use as naval auxiliaries to the British armed forces. Southampton 24 April 2013
  6. Anvil Point Christmas 2012

    Anvil Point Christmas 2012

    Unfortunately we spent Christmas Day southbound in the Suez Canal, so it was decided to have our Christmas celebration on Boxing Day in the Northern Red Sea. Being rather warm it was decided to have a BBQ for all, including our onboard Royal Navy contingent who brought our complement upto 30. Amongs
  7. Where's the sun?

    Where's the sun?

    Our RN contingent posing for the camera onboard ANVIL POINT during a UK-Ascension Island voyage. They were onboard for Astro Nav training, under the tuition of their instructor - Roy Malkin (far right). L-R: Midshipman Zoe Williams RN, Sub Lieutenant Mark Shotter RN, Lieutenant Scott Smith RN, Lieu
  8. Anvil Point

    Anvil Point

    Alongside in Marchwood 19 May 2012
  9. Anvil Point

    Anvil Point

    Anvil Point - Belfast Lough
  10. Anvil Point

    Anvil Point

    Anvil Point - Belfast Lough
  11. ANVIL POINT

    ANVIL POINT

    Anvil Point seen bearthing on the south mole Port of Gibraltar 26/7/2010 she later sailed after loading containers later that day.
  12. Anvil Point

    Anvil Point

    The good ship Anvil Point alongside East Cove jetty after cargo had finished for the day on a rather grey evening. This jetty was built with the shorter RFA LSL's in mind some 25 years ago, hence why the starboard anchor is out as there no mooring available for our headlines. MV Anvil Point 23235 g
  13. For a big Sandcastle?

    For a big Sandcastle?

    One of the more unusual cargoes we carried on Anvil Point was 2500 tonnes of sand, all in 1 ton bags. Not quite what a Ro-Ro ship was designed to carry but we managed nonetheless, although it was quite an ordeal to remove all traces of the stuff from lashing pots etc afterwards. MV Anvil Point, Sou
  14. Anvil Point at Ascension

    Anvil Point at Ascension

    Anvil Point discharging containers, general and Ro-Ro into barges at Ascension. The figure in the orange boilersuit is C/O Calum MacLeod (ex Denholms/Blue Flu/P&O Boxes/Calmac). MV Anvil Point 23235 grt, 13274 dwt 193x26x7.4m 2003 Built by Harland & Wolff, Belfast. Yard No: 1742 Teu
  15. Anvil Point

    Anvil Point

    Another shot of 'Anvil Point' from the jolly boat whilst at anchor off Oman. We often visit Sohar to pick up/drop off Royal Navy Merlin helicopters which are based in Oman and regularly rotated to the UK for maintenance purposes. MV Anvil Point 23235 grt, 13274 dwt 193x26x7.4m 2003 Built by Harlan
  16. Anvil Point

    Anvil Point

    My home for 3 months over the Summer, and apparently to remain just that for the next year and a half. Taken from our Rescue Boat as we took it for a spin. Anvil Point was the last vessel to be built by Harland & Wolff. MV Anvil Point 23235 grt, 13274 dwt 193x26x7.4m 2003 Built by Harland &
  17. ANVIL POINT

    ANVIL POINT

    Anvil Point taken from Hythe Pier / Southampton Water on 24 July 2007. I am seeking enlightenment on this particular 'vessel' ? Is it a special purpose vessel.?
  18. Anvil Point

    Anvil Point

    From Red Falcon 25th April
  19. Anvil Point

    Anvil Point

    One of the new RO/RO ferries on charter to the MOD, seen going down the Solent at the beginning of August 2005
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