Sunday, 31 August 2008
Largs Bay visited Largs for the Viking festival 2008
Built by Swan Hunter on the River Tyne, RFA Largs Bay (L3006), is one of four Bay Class Landing Ship Dock (Auxiliary) or LSD(A), which are the replacement ships for the Sir Galahad Class LSL’s. At over 16,000 tonnes full load, the Bay Class are much larger, more capable, more flexible and have over twice the capacity of the ships they are replacing.
Westland Lynx helocopter is XZ733, 215 Flight out of 815 Squadron, Yeovil.