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Painting the RFA Lyme Bay.
Pyeroy have won the contract worth million's to paint the Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessel Lyme Bay.
The painting will take place over the next five months as part of the completion works being undertaken by BAE Systems, at its shipyard in Govan, Glasgow.
The Lyme Bay was being built by Swan Hunter at its Wallsend shipyard, but the Ministry of Defence pulled out of the contract last summer due to lengthy delays and huge cost overruns.
In July, the 16,160-tonne vessel was towed away from the Tyne to be completed by BAE Systems.
The painting is expected to continue through to the summer, when the Lyme Bay is scheduled to be ready for final inspection before leaving the Clyde.
That's if we can count on the weather in scotland, but with global warming it may be the place to go for painting ships in the next few years!