Navy

RFA Mounts Bay: Powering The Royal Navy

Without the likes of RFA Mounts Bay the Royal Navy wouldn't get its ships much past the Isle of Wight. Crewed by civilians Royal Fleet...

Without the likes of RFA Mounts Bay the Royal Navy wouldn't get its ships much past the Isle of Wight.
 
Crewed by civilians Royal Fleet Auxilary vessels have provided a lifeline to the Admiralty for more than a century.
 
Currently supporting Exercise Albanian Lion in the Mediterranean, Mounts Bay will soon accompany HMS Ocean and HMS Bulwark to the Persian Gulf.
 
 
With 250 Royal Marines on board, numerous amphibious landing craft, vehicles and boats, and the ability to have a Chinook land on the deck it's no ordinary vessel.
 
Add in an operating theatre and one of the biggest power plants in the fleet there's no doubting RFA Mounts Bay packs a capability punch.