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SPANISH NAVY (SPAIN)

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFT

LCU1 landing craft (1953/1972)

LCU1 1975

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
ex-LCU1471 LCU1, 1970s- LCU11, 1986- L71 Island DYd, Kingston, USA     1953 // 6/1972 stricken 2004
ex-LCU1491 LCU2, 1970s- LCU12, 1986- L72 Island DYd, Kingston, USA     1953 // 6/1972 stricken 2006

 

Displacement light, t

180

Displacement at landing, t

347

Length, m

32.0 wl 35.1 oa

Breadth, m

10.4

Draught, m

at landing: 0.84 fore 1.60 aft

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 Gray Marine 64YTL diesels

Power, h. p.

675

Max speed, kts

8

Fuel, t

diesel oil 11

Endurance, nm (kts)

1200(6)

Armament

2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10

Military load

4 medium or 3 heavy tanks or 167 t of cargo or 300 troops

Complement 6

Ship project history: Former USN LCU1466 class.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

1999

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