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RFA Cardigan Bay (L3009)
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RFA Cardigan Bay (L3009)

RFA Cardigan Bay is an amphibious ship designed to carry and offload troops and their equipment – getting them to where they are needed, fast!


Led by Captain Angus Bissell. With a floodable dock at the stern, RFA Cardigan Bay can offload troops either using landing craft or from her large flight deck. The ship can also carry ‘mexeflotes’ – 120ft-long powered pontoons (rafts) that can be used to ferry equipment ashore. 
Cardigan Bay‘s large medical department is also a valuable asset. She can take on an enhanced medical team ready to become a Primary Casualty Receiving Ship, though this role is more typically carried out by RFA Argus.

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