What does HMS Albion do?


What does HMS Albion do?

HMS Albion is one of the Royal Navy’s two amphibious assault ships. Together, their mission is to deliver the punch of the Royal Marines ashore by air and sea.

Who is the captain of HMS Albion?

Captain Simon Kelly
A very warm welcome to our new Commanding Officer. Captain Simon Kelly has assumed Command from Captain Peter Laughton. Congrats and you couldn’t have chosen a better backdrop!

What is a LPD ship in the Navy?

Description Amphibious transport dock ships are warships that embark, transport and land elements of a landing force for a variety of expeditionary warfare missions.

Is HMS Albion an aircraft carrier?

HMS Albion (R07), nicknamed “The Old Grey Ghost of the Borneo Coast”, was a 22,000-ton Centaur-class light fleet carrier of the Royal Navy….HMS Albion (R07)

United Kingdom
Class and type Centaur-class aircraft carrier
Displacement 24,000 tonnes full load
Length 737.75 ft (224.87 m)

How many Marines can HMS Albion carry?

256 soldiers
Along with sister ship Bulwark, Albion forms a key part of the Royal Navy’s amphibious warfare capability. The ship can carry up to 256 soldiers in normal conditions, ordinarily Royal Marines.

Is HMS ALBION an aircraft carrier?

What ship is l14?

HMS Albion
HMS Albion is an amphibious transport dock of the Royal Navy, the first of the two-ship Albion class. Built by BAE Systems Marine in Barrow-in-Furness, Albion was launched in March 2001 by the Princess Royal. Her sister ship, Bulwark, was launched in November 2001, also from Barrow….HMS Albion (L14)

United Kingdom
Crew 325

Where is HMS Albion at the moment?

North East Atlantic Ocean
The current position of HMS ALBION is at North East Atlantic Ocean (coordinates 50.39312 N / 4.18824 W) reported 9 days ago by AIS. The vessel is sailing at a speed of 0.1 knots.