RFA Wedgwood BowlThe RFA Centenary Wedgwood Bowl was donated by Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Limited and presented to Commodore R C Thornton RFA, at the Dover Maritime Festival on the 24 March 2006, by the Minister for Shipping, Dr Stephen J Ladyman MP.


 

The RFA Centenary Wedgwood Bowl was donated by Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Limited and presented to Commodore R C Thornton RFA, at the Dover Maritime Festival on the 24 March 2006, by the Minister for Shipping, Dr Stephen J Ladyman MP.

 

 

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It is awarded annually to the ship that contributes the most towards HUMANITARIAN AID AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS.  The above wording and RFA Logo is in gold leaf in the centre of the bowl. The gold leaf is on black glaze and looks quite stunning. The size of the bowl is 4 ½ inches in height and 10 inches in diameter.

 

 

Winners of the Wedgwood Bowl:

 

 

2005                RFA WAVE KNIGHT                Captain I Pilling                       For Rescue Assistance – ATP North

 

2006                RFA WAVE RULER                 Captain W Tait                         For Counter-narcotics – ATP North

 

2007                RFA SIR BEDIVERE               Captain S Jones                      For International Relations – Iraq

 

2008                RFA CARDIGAN BAY             Captain N Jones                       For International Relations  - Gulf

 

2009                RFA LARGS BAY                    Captain I Johnson                    For Humanitarian Aid – Haiti

 

2010                RFA FORT VICTORIA            Captain R Dorey                       For Anti Piracy – Somali Basin

 

 

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