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ARROMANCHES tank landing craft (1981 - 1987)


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Arezzo 2003

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp. Fate
Arromanches L105   Brooke Marine, Lowestoft   6/1/1981 31/7/1981 stricken 11/1994
Antwerp L106   Brooke Marine, Lowestoft   9/3/1981 14/8/1981 sold 11/1994
Andalsnes L107   James and Stone, Brightlingsea   16/3/1984 22/5/1984 stricken 2014
Abbeville L108   James and Stone, Brightlingsea   28/8/1984 9/11/1984 discarded 1994
Akyab L109   James and Stone, Brightlingsea   20/11/1984 21/12/1984 stricken 2010
Aachen L110   James and Stone, Brightlingsea   25/6/1986 12/2/1987 in service (2019)
Arezzo L111   James and Stone, Brightlingsea   18/11/1986 26/3/1987 stricken 2014
Agheila, 1994- Arromanches L112, 1994- L105   James and Stone, Brightlingsea   27/4/1987 12/6/1987 in service (2019)
Audemer L113   James and Stone, Brightlingsea   24/6/1987 21/8/1987 stricken 2013


Technical data


Displacement standard, t165
Displacement full, t

L105, 106: 282

L107-113: 290

Length, m

30.0 pp 33.3 oa

Breadth, m8.30
Draught, m

1.45 loaded

No of shafts2
Machinery

2 Doorman 8JTCWM diesels

Power, h. p.660
Max speed, kts

L105, 106: 10

L107-113: 9.2

Fuel, t

diesel oil 17

Endurance, nm(kts)900(9)
Armament

none

Military load

100 t of cargo

Electronic equipmentDecca 110 radar
Complement6


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<i>Arezzo </i>2003
Arezzo 2003


Ship project history


Replacement of Avon class.

Modernizations


2000, all survived: - Decca 110 radar; + Decca BridgeMaster-E 180 radar

Naval service


No significant events.