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RFA FORT VICTORIA has been deployed for the past 3 years and is now returning home to the UK in 100 days. She is currently 8,400 miles from home and the Ship's Crew will walk, run, cycle, x-train and row this distance to race the ship home and back again in aid of The Royal British Legion. That's 16,800 miles in total!

We need your sponsorship for this worth while cause to keep us going and we will keep this page updated with photos and stories about our progress.

Updates 6

Whilst on this deployment a member of the Royal Navy, WO Scott, past the 4000 days at sea mark and to acknowledge this feet some of the crew took it upon themselves to do a 4000 Rep Challenge, this included a total of 1500 arm, 1000 ab and 1500 leg exercises. Pictures to follow.

01/11/13 09:58

We are now on day 63 and have covered 11,514 miles which is 69% of out total 16,800 miles. LA(AH) Aaron Eynon is still in the lead having covered 2224 miles and is followed by Surg Lt Louise McMenemy who has clocked 1008 miles. All your support is much appreciated. Thank You.

01/11/13 09:53

At the weekend Chief Cook Matt and Steward Paul each walked the distance of a marathon around the flight deck in 35 degree heat - keep sponsoring us to cover the distance home and back - we've covered over 25% of the distance already!

01/10/13 06:33

10 days done & 1182 miles covered. LA(AH) Eynon has taken an early lead covering 313 miles on the bike & rowing machine with Med Tech (Q) Don Clark running the furthest at 36.1 miles. Keep showing your support for this great charity and we will put some pictures up this week.

10/09/13 14:04

We are now into day 5 of the challenge and so far we have covered 561.60 with LA(AH) Aaron Eynon leading with 82 miles. We still need all your support to raise money for this charity and thank you to those that have already donated.

04/09/13 06:49

Raising money for

The Royal British Legion

The Royal British Legion

Charity Registration No. 219279

We are the UK's leading charity providing financial, social and emotional support to millions who have served and are currently serving in the British Armed Forces and their dependents.

Donations 20

Keep it up Soph - hope to see you at Chrimbo. Tons of love

Donation by Lizzie, Neil, Lydia and Oscar xoxox on 28/10/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Go Soph !!! lots of love Aunty Vic x

Donation by Anonymous on 10/10/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 04/10/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Best of luck to you all and well done, sounds like a lot of hard work!!!! Fiona xxx

Donation by Fiona Harrison on 03/10/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Great cause. Just wish I could give more!

Donation by Anonymous on 03/10/13

£3.00

+ £0.75 Gift Aid

keep up the great work!

Donation by Robin Stephens on 03/10/13

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

Well done all!

Donation by J.Mann on 03/10/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Good Luck Shaun. Dr Cooner will be proud of you!!

Donation by Steph and Co. on 02/10/13

£25.00

+ £6.25 Gift Aid

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A fantasic idea - just don't injure yourselves!!

Donation by Alex Hardy on 30/09/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

The best of luck with your appeal. I think it is a fantastic idea.

Donation by Mike Day on 28/09/13

£25.00

+ £6.25 Gift Aid

Best of luck Andrew Ward and the rest of the crew !!!!

Donation by Gwyneth Ward on 18/09/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Go Lou go! xxx

Donation by Lauren Priest on 13/09/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck

Donation by Meesh from Oval on 05/09/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Go Soph, when is it your turn!!

Donation by Emma Drysdale on 05/09/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck Sophie

Donation by Pam Dormand on 04/09/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

You can do it!!!

Donation by Philip pugh on 02/09/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck Sophie we will be rooting for you

Donation by Mum Dad and Grandma on 01/09/13

£40.00

+ £10.00 Gift Aid

To my darling husband Jeff so proud of you and well done love you loadz xxx

Donation by Angie park on 01/09/13

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck Andrew Ward and the rest of the crew, you can do it!! x

Donation by Kathryn Riddle on 31/08/13

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

good luck

Donation by claire ward on 31/08/13

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£308.00
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£308.00
  • Gift Aid£77.00

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