HMS Albion launch, Barrow, Fri 9 March 2001 1. Albiion is seen soon after its launch into the Walney Channel. It is one of two Landing Platform Docks designed for amphibious warfare operations. Both were built by BAe systems at Barrow, the other being HMS Bulwark which was launched in November 2001. The ships can carry up to 700 troops, operate Chinook helicopters and have a floodable dock at the stern from which landing craft can be deployed.
HMS AlbionBarrow in Furness