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ARGENTINEAN NAVY (ARGENTINA)

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFT

BDI1 large infantry landing craft (1942-1943/1948-1949)

BDI1 1960

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
BDI1 (ex-LCI(L)583) Q54 New Jersey SB, Barber, USA 2/1944 28/3/1944 4/1944 // 1948 deleted 1991
BDI2 (ex-LCI(L)1067) Q55 Defoe, Bay City, USA 1944 1944 5/1944 // 1949 deleted 1961
BDI3 (ex-LCI(L)564) Q56 New Jersey SB, Barber, USA 1/1944 2/1944 3/1944 // 1949 deleted 1957
BDI4 (ex-LCI(L)606) Q57 New Jersey SB, Barber, USA 4/1944 5/1944 5/1944 // 1949 deleted 1967
BDI5 (ex-LCI(L)750) Q58 Commercial Iron Works, Portland, USA 3/1944 5/4/1944 4/1944 // 1948 deleted 1961
BDI6 (ex-LCI(L)746) Q59 Commercial Iron Works, Portland, USA 3/1944 3/1944 4/1944 // 1948 deleted 1961
BDI7 (ex-LCI(L)748) Q60 Commercial Iron Works, Portland, USA 3/1944 3/1944 4/1944 // 1948 deleted 1961
BDI8 (ex-LCI(L)734) Q61 Commercial Iron Works, Portland, USA 1/1944 2/1944 2/1944 // 1948 deleted 1949
BDI9 (ex-LCI(L)581) Q62 New Jersey SB, Barber, USA 2/1944 23/3/1944 3/1944 // 1948 deleted 1957
BDI10 (ex-LCI(L)688) Q63 George Lawley, Neponset, USA 5/1944 20/5/1944 5/1944 // 1948 deleted 1958
BDI11 (ex-LCI(L)737) Q64 Commercial Iron Works, Portland, USA 1/1944 13/2/1944 2/1944 // 1948 deleted 1957
BDI12 (ex-LCI(L)753) Q65 Commercial Iron Works, Portland, USA 3/1944 4/1944 4/1944 // 1948 deleted 1961
BDI13 (ex-LCI(L)1018) Q66 Albina, Portland, USA 1944 1944 4/1944 // 1948 deleted 1956
BDI14 (ex-LCI(L)1060) Q67 Defoe, Bay City, USA 1944 1944 4/1944 // 1948 deleted 1960
BDI15 (ex-LCI(L)689) Q68 George Lawley, Neponset, USA 5/1944 5/1944 5/1944 // 1949 deleted 1969

 

Displacement standard, t

209

Displacement full, t

385

Length, m

46.6 wl 48.9 oa

Breadth, m

7.21

Draught, m

at landing 0.86 fore, 1.60 aft

No of shafts

2

Machinery

8 General Motors diesels

Power, h. p.

2320

Max speed, kts

15.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil 110

Endurance, nm (kts)

8000 (12)

Armament

5 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10

Sensors

presumably SO or SCR-517A radar
Military load

209 marines of 75 t of cargo

Complement

29

Ship project history: Former USN LCI(L) (landing craft, infantry, large).

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2015