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SPANISH NAVY (SPAIN)

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFTS

FOCA small landing ships (1944-1945/1948)

Foca 1950

Name

No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comm

Fate

Foca (ex-LCT1253), 1950s- BDK1

K1, 1971- LCT1

UK

  1944

1944 // 11/1948

stricken 1978

Morsa (ex-LCT1323), 1950s- BDK2

K2, 1971- LCT2

UK

  28/3/1945

1945 // 11/1948

stricken 1983

 

Displacement standard, t

350

Displacement full, t

640

Length, m

57.1

Breadth, m

11.8

Draught, m

1.36 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Paxman diesels

Power, h. p.

920

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

diesel oil 51

Endurance, nm(kts) 1100(8)

Armament

2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 7

Military load

6 40t or 9 30t tanks or 200 troops or 350 t cargo

Complement

12

Ship project history: Former British LCT(4) type landing craft.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

BDK1 or 2

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