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SPANISH NAVY (SPAIN)

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFT

GALICIA dock landing ship (1945/1971)

Galicia 1980

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
Galicia (ex-San Marcos) TA31, 1986- L31 Philadelphia N Yd, USA 9/1944 10/1/1945 4/1945 // 1/7/1971 stricken 1/1988

 

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 geared steam turbines, 2 Babcock & Wilcox boilers

Power, h. p.

7000

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 LCU or 18 LCM(3) or 1347 t of cargo or 27 tanks, 137 troops

Sensors

SPS-10, nav. radars

Complement

254

Ship project history: Former USN Cabildo class LSD.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Galicia 1975

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