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ARGENTINEAN NAVY (ARGENTINA)

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFT

EDM1 landing craft, mechanized (1942-1945/1971)

EDM1 1980

 

Names

EDM1 - 4

Builders

USA: EDM1-4

Commissioned

1943-1945 // 1971: EDM1-4

Losses

None

Transfers

None

Discarding

2005: EDM1-4

 

Displacement light, t

25

Displacement full, t

56

Length, m

17.1

Breadth, m

4.33

Draught, m

1.17

No of shafts

2

Machinery

diesels

Power, h. p.

450

Max speed, kts

9

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm (kts)

130(9)

Armament

2 x 1 - 12.7/90

Military load

1 tank or 60 troops or 30.8 t of cargo

Complement

5

   

Ship project history: LCM (Landing craft, mechanized), transferred from USN.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: None.

Ivan Gogin, 2017