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CANDIDO DE LASALA dock landing ship (1945/1970)

Candido de Lasala 1980

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
Candido de Lasala (ex-Gunston Hall) Q43 Moore, Oakland, USA 1942 1/5/1943 11/1943 // 25/5/1970 deleted 1982

 

Displacement standard, t

4490

Displacement full, t

9375

Length, m

138.4 wl 139.5 oa

Breadth, m

22.0

Draught, m

4.83

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Skinner Uniflow QuiPE, 2 Babcock & Wilcox boilers

Power, h. p.

7400

Max speed, kts

15.4

Fuel, t

oil 1770

Endurance, nm (kts) 7400 (15)

Armament

2 x 4 - 40/60 Mk 2, 2 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, helicopter deck

Military load 3 LCT(5) or 3 LCT(6) or 2 LCT(3) or 2 LCT(4) or 14 LCM(3) or 1450 t of cargo or 41 LVT or 47 DUKW (up to 92 LVT or 108 DUKW if additional decks are installed), 332 marines

Sensors

presumably SF or SG or SL or SU radar

Complement

254

Ship project history: Former USN war-built LSD. When required she was used as a depot ship for small craft.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

 

Candido de Lasala 1980

Ivan Gogin, 2015