Bay Class LSD(A) Alternative Landing Ship Logistic (ALSL)

The first ALSL vessel, RFA Largs Bay, was launched on 26 July 2003 from Swan Hunter’s Wallsend yard.



  • Bay Class Auxiliary Ship being launched from a shipyard
  • The RFA Largs Bay of Bay Class Auxiliary Ship being loaded onto a dock
  • Computer rendering of the Bay Class Auxiliary Ship
  • Detailed designs of the Bay class auxiliary ship
  • Bay Class Auxiliary Ship during its construction
  • Largs Bay construction being undertaking in the shipyard
  • Vehicle deck construction which can accomodate 24 Chellanger 2 tanks
  • The Bay Class Auxiliary Ship being launched on completion
  • RFA Mounts Bay ship being built by BAE Systems
  • RFA Mounts Bay being prepared for launch