The focus of the 2004 Navy Days was the role of the Amphibious Forces. The visitor highlight was the chance to sail to and from Landing Platform Dock HMS Albion [L14] which was anchored offshore in the Hamoaze in a landing craft. It was important to undertake this trip early in the day as the visits ended prior to the start of the afternoon displays and as the morning progressed the queues grew longer and longer.
These photographs were taken on August 28, 2004.
An LCU Mk10 arrives at Weston Mill Lake
Boarding the landing craft at Weston Mill Lake
Crossing to the Albion
Wheelhouse of the LCU Mk10
Entering HMS Albion's Dock.
Arriving on board.
LCU and LCVPs operated the shuttle
An LCVP leaving the dock.
Another load of visitors arrive at the ship.
HMS Albion flight deck.
Port name board
goal keeper gun
Arriving on board
Leaving the Albion.
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