Philip Hughes, Banks - 2nd Officer who died this day - RFA Fort Langley 1958.
, I P Ah Kwong - Quartermaster who died this day - RFA Cedardale 1946.
Hee Fong, Han - Messroom Boy who died this day - RFA War Hindoo 1935.
Previous name: FOREMOST 91
Subsequent name: REGARD
Official Number: 166571
Class: Tug - Fleet Fuelling
Builder: Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley
Launched: 16 July 1938
Into Service: 6 October 1938
Out of service: 1959
Fate: Sold out of service
Items of historic interest involving this ship: -
Background Data: Naval Stores harbour craft were usually allocated a number bearing the prefix C. This descended from the days when the Coaling Officer operated the fuelling craft and many of these craft were operated by the Naval Stores Department under the Director of Stores (Navy) C numbers were allocated to craft such as dumb barges, coal lighters, dumb coal lighters, self-propelled diesel lighters, self-propelled stores lighters, launches and tugs of which a number were registered as RFA’s and wore the ‘green stripe’ that indicated the Naval Stores Department.
16 July 1938 Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley as Yard Nr 647 named FOREMOST 91
13 September 1938 completed
6 October 1938 purchased by the Admiralty and renamed C 11
May 1953 based at Portsmouth
1959 renamed REGARD by her owners
RFA C11 after being sold and renamed Regard
25 May 1966 purchased for demolition by Jos de Smedt at Antwerp