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RFA Lyme Bay - L3007

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RFA Lyme Bay - L3007

RFA Lyme Bay - L3007 seen here inbound to the Port of Tyne (North East England) on 25th July 2008. Photographed from North Shields Ferry landing.

RFA Lyme Bay was back in the River where she was born but not completed!

Call Sign : GCIB
Type of ship : Landing Ship (Dock Type)
Year of build : 2007 -
2007-06 Swan Hunter Shpbldng. & Eng. Group Ltd. - Wallsend (Hull) Yard/hull No.: 142
2007-06 BAE Systems Marine Ltd. - Glasgow Yard/hull No.: 325
Hull Material:Steel; Hull Connections:Welded; Decks:4 dks; Bulbous bow; FS Ice Class 1C

Ship Owner: British Government
Ship Manager: Royal Fleet Auxillary - http://www.royal-nav...r/show/nav.2714

Full specifications for Lyme Bay can be found @ http://www.royal-nav...r/show/nav.6046

Length Overall 176.600
Length (BP) 165.200
Breadth Extreme 32.200
Breadth Moulded 26.400
Draught 5.800
Depth 18.000
Displacement 13690
Gross 23,569
Net 7,070
Deadweight 10,172
Formula Deadweight 34,659

4 diesel electric oil engines driving 2 generators each 3,600kW 6,600V a.c. 2 generators each 2,400kW 6,600V a.c. connected to 2 electric motors of 5,982shp(4,400kW) driving 2 Directional propellers at 226 rpm
Total Power: Mcr 12,500kW (16,996hp)
Max. Speed: 18.00kts, Service Speed: 15.00kts