The forward section of the first of two vessels designated Alternative Landing Ship Logistic vessels to be built at BAE Systems Govan shipyard. This vessel was named RFA Mounts Bay when launched in 2004. The second vessel was named Cardigan Bay. The two lead ships of the class Largs Bay and Lyme Bay were built at the Swan Hunter shipyard on Tyneside, however, due to long delay and huge budget overruns, the second Tynebuilt ship (Lyme Bay) had to be towed to Govan for completion in 2006.
Further details of these ships at