On my bit I would not count Corporate as an amphibious op in accordance with the doctrine. Which probably says more about the doctrine than anything.No it was recent. No idea where I saw it but had the heavier RAS rigs, steel beach with vehicle deck and a well deck... After the FSS was mooted being embuggered around with. Assumed that was what you were ranting against somewhere above.
Still is a ship's length vehicle deck a good idea on something carrying lots of ammo? Must make fire containment a tadge tricky.
But was during corporate due to the political consideration of getting ships to sea ASAP such that the FO chaps could be their usual ineffectual selves. You can reload at Ascension / Oh hang on leave Ascension ASAP to put more diplomatic pressure on the Argies. Clapp was somewhat unamused in his book.
My anecdotal example is an example is that you can only load to a plan. Another cracker were HM R M on a winter deployment insisting on doing their own stow of the CARADOC which was one of the two boats temporarily leased to fill in for PERCIVALE and GALAHAD. Imagine the joy at arriving at anchor for a mexe offload and having to reverse everything off (all in the wrong order) because they did not realise it didn't have a bow ramp.