List of active Royal Marines military watercraft
of the British Armed Forces
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List of active Royal Marines military watercraft is a list of landing craft and other watercraft in service with the Royal Marines. It consist of a varied fleet of transport vessels, patrol vessels and special forces watercraft (I.e mini submarines etc) maintained by the Royal Navy and designed to transport the Royal Marines or special forces from ship to shore as well as conduct river or estuary patrols.
Rigid Raider (RRC) & Inflatable Raiding Craft (IRC)
The Royal Marine Commandos operate a large number of these types of craft, deploying them in amphibious and riverine operations in environments ranging from the Arctic to the tropics. Examples of these craft are embarked on all amphibious warfare vessels. They can also be carried aboard other Royal Navy ships for use on patrol duties, such as searching ships.
- List of active Royal Navy ships - for a list of current ships of the Royal Navy
- Royal Fleet Auxiliary - for a list of current ships of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary
- Watercraft of the British Army – for a list of the British Army watercraft which may be used in amphibious operations