1985 - Complement of RMAS

In October it was reported that the complement of the RMAS (Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service) at Portsmouth was:

Officers - 110 in various departments of Deck, Engineering, Diving and Electrical including 14 Admiralty Pilots.

Ratings – 419 in deck, engineering and diving.


Three Twin Unit Traction Tugs; Three medium tugs; 14 Small Tugs.

Seven stores vessels

Two large Naval armament coasters.

One Mooring vessel.

Five Fleet tenders.

It also recorded over 60,000 major movements in and out of the harbour last year.