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RFA Lyme Bay (L3007)

RFA Lyme Bay is a Bay-class landing ship dock of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. She is capable of delivering a significant fighting force anywhere in the world. 

RFA Lyme Bay (L3007) is currently on deployment

UK Waters

United Kingdom

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Facts & figures

Facts & figures

16,160 tonnes

Total displacement

177 metres

Total length 

18+ knots

Top speed 

Our operations

Current operation

Maintenance and Sea Trials

United Kingdom

Just like a regular service for your car, all ships go through maintenance to ensure best performance.

Commanding Officer

Captain Angus Bissell

RFA Lyme Bay’s role

As a Bay-class landing ship, RFA Lyme Bay’s is to deliver troops, vehicles, stores and ammunition on Fleet operations across the globe. This enormous ship helps the Royal Navy maintain the ongoing waves of an amphibious assault. 
From combat operations and international exercises to humanitarian aid missions, RFA Lyme Bay and her crew help make sure the Fleet is prepared for anything.

Unit history

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