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"LCG(M)1"-type medium support landing craft (LCG(M)101) (1944, "LCS(R)(1)"-type rocket support landing craft (LCS(R)1) (1945))


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LCG(M)1

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp. Fate
LCG(M)101     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   11/4/1944 1944 sunk 1/11/1944
LCG(M)102     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   25/4/1944 1944 sunk 1/11/1944
LCG(M)103     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   8/5/1944 1944  
LCG(M)104     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   22/5/1944 1944  
LCG(M)105     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   25/5/1944 1944  
LCG(M)106     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   7/6/1944 1944  
LCG(M)107     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   10/6/1944 1944  
LCG(M)108     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   22/6/1944 1944  
LCG(M)109     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   24/6/1944 1944  
LCG(M)110     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   7/7/1944 1944  
LCG(M)111     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   20/7/1944 1944  
LCG(M)112     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   25/7/1944 1944  
LCG(M)113     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   21/8/1944 1944  
LCG(M)114     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   1/9/1944 1944  
LCG(M)115     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   19/9/1944 1944  
LCG(M)116     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   1/10/1944 1944  
LCG(M)117     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   7/10/1944 1944  
LCG(M)118     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   19/10/1944 1944 sold 1946
LCG(M)119     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   31/10/1944 1944  
LCG(M)120     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough 1944 14/11/1944 6/1945  
LCG(M)121     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   16/11/1944 1945  
LCG(M)122     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   29/11/1944 1945  
LCG(M)123     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   1/12/1944 1945  
LCG(M)124     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   15/12/1944 1945 sold 1947
LCG(M)125     Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1944 1944  
LCG(M)126     Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1944 1944  
LCG(M)127     Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1944 1944 sold 1947
LCG(M)128     Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1944 1944  
LCG(M)129     Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1944 1944  
LCG(M)130     Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1944 1944  
LCG(M)131     Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1945  
LCG(M)132     Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1945  
LCG(M)133     Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1945  
LCG(M)134     Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1945  
LCG(M)135     Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1945  
LCG(M)136     Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1945  
LCG(M)137     Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1945  
LCG(M)138     Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1945  
LCG(M)139     Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1945  
LCG(M)140     Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1945  
LCG(M)141     Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1945  
LCG(M)142     Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1945  
LCG(M)143     Arrol, Meadowside   8/9/1944 1944  
LCG(M)144     Arrol, Meadowside   18/10/1944 1944  
LCG(M)145     Arrol, Meadowside   31/10/1944 1944  
LCG(M)146     Arrol, Meadowside   17/11/1944 1944 sold 1949
LCG(M)147     Arrol, Meadowside   14/12/1944 1945  
LCG(M)148     Arrol, Meadowside   18/12/1944 1945  
LCG(M)149     Arrol, Meadowside   18/1/1945 1945  
LCG(M)150     Arrol, Meadowside   3/4/1945 1945  
LCS(R)1 (ex-LCG(M)151)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   29/3/1945 1945  
LCS(R)2 (ex-LCG(M)152)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   26/4/1945 1945  
LCS(R)3 (ex-LCG(M)153)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   11/5/1945 1945  
LCS(R)4 (ex-LCG(M)154)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   29/5/1945 1945  
LCS(R)5 (ex-LCG(M)155)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   12/6/1945 1945  
LCS(R)6 (ex-LCG(M)156)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   14/6/1945 1945  
LCS(R)7 (ex-LCG(M)157)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   26/5/1945 1945  
LCS(R)8 (ex-LCG(M)158)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   30/6/1945 1945  
LCS(R)9 (ex-LCG(M)159)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   24/7/1945 1945  
LCS(R)10 (ex-LCG(M)160)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   12/7/1945 1945  
LCS(R)11 (ex-LCG(M)161)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   26/7/1945 1945  
LCS(R)12 (ex-LCG(M)162)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   23/8/1945 1945  
LCS(R)13 (ex-LCG(M)163)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   27/8/1945 1945  
LCS(R)14 (ex-LCG(M)164)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   7/9/1945 1945  
LCS(R)15 (ex-LCG(M)165)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   20/9/1945 1945  
LCS(R)16 (ex-LCG(M)166)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   21/9/1945 1945  
LCS(R)17 (ex-LCG(M)167)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   25/9/1945 1945  
LCS(R)18 (ex-LCG(M)168)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   5/10/1945 1945  
LCS(R)19 (ex-LCG(M)169)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   --- --- suspended 11/1943
LCS(R)20 (ex-LCG(M)170)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   --- --- suspended 11/1943
LCS(R)21 (ex-LCG(M)171)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   --- --- suspended 11/1943
LCS(R)22 (ex-LCG(M)172)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   --- --- suspended 11/1943
LCS(R)23 (ex-LCG(M)173)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   --- --- suspended 11/1943
LCS(R)24 (ex-LCG(M)174)     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   --- --- suspended 11/1943
LCG(M)175     Stockton, Thornaby 6/1944 16/10/1944 12/1944  
LCG(M)176     Stockton, Thornaby 6/1944 30/10/1944 1/1945  
LCG(M)177     Stockton, Thornaby 7/1944 17/11/1944 2/1945  
LCG(M)178     Stockton, Thornaby 7/1944 1/11/1944 3/1945  
LCG(M)179     Stockton, Thornaby 7/1944 16/12/1944 3/1945  
LCG(M)180     Stockton, Thornaby 9/1944 29/12/1944 4/1945  
LCG(M)181     Stockton, Thornaby 9/1944 12/2/1945 5/1945 sold 1948
LCG(M)182     Stockton, Thornaby 11/1944 17/2/1945 6/1945  
LCG(M)183     Stockton, Thornaby // Brigham & Cowan, Hull 11/1944 28/2/1945 3/1945  
LCG(M)184     Stockton, Thornaby 12/1944 14/3/1945 6/1945  
LCG(M)185     Stockton, Thornaby 12/1944 18/3/1945 7/1945  
LCG(M)186     Stockton, Thornaby 1/1945 11/4/1945 7/1945  
LCG(M)187     Stockton, Thornaby 2/1945 16/4/1945 4/1945  
LCG(M)188     Stockton, Thornaby 2/1945 28/4/1945 9/1945 sold 1949
LCG(M)189     Stockton, Thornaby 3/1945 16/5/1945 --- completed mercantile
LCG(M)190     Stockton, Thornaby 3/1945 8/6/1945 6/1945  
LCG(M)191     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   28/12/1944 1945  
LCG(M)192     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   12/2/1945 1945 sold 1949
LCG(M)193     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   26/2/1945 1945  
LCG(M)194     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   28/2/1945 1945  
LCG(M)195     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   16/3/1945 1945  
LCG(M)196     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   11/4/1945 --- completed mercantile
LCG(M)197     General SN Co, Deptford 4/1945 1945 1945 cancelled 1944
LCG(M)198     General SN Co, Deptford   --- --- suspended 4/1944
LCG(M)199     General SN Co, Deptford   --- --- suspended 4/1944
LCG(M)200     General SN Co, Deptford   --- --- suspended 4/1944


Technical data


Displacement standard, t308 308
Displacement full, t380 380
Length, m

47.1

47.1

Breadth, m6.81 6.81
Draught, m

2.10 deep load 2.44 max

2.10 deep load

No of shafts

2

2

Machinery

2 Paxman diesels

2 Paxman diesels

Power, h. p.

1000

1000

Max speed, kts

11.75

11.75

Fuel, t

diesel oil 37 (max 52)

diesel oil 37 (max 52 using ballast tanks)

Endurance, nm(kts)1730(11.7) (max 2060(11.7)) 1730(11.7) (max 2060(11.7))
Armour, mmdeck: 51, sides: 25, turrets: 25, CT: 25 deck: 51, sides: 25, CT: 25
Armament

LCG(M)101 - 102, LCG(M)104 - 107, LCG(M)122 - 124, LCG(M)191 - 196: 2 x 1 - 76/55 17pdr QF Mk III, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV

LCG(M)103, LCG(M)108 - 121, LCG(M)125 - 129, LCG(M)132 - 133, LCG(M)143 - 148, LCG(M)150, LCG(M)175 - 190: 2 x 1 - 88/27 25pdr QF Mk II, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV

504 x 1 - 127 barrage RL

Complement31  


Standard scale images


<i>LCG(M)101</i> 1944
LCG(M)101 1944


Graphics


<i>LCG(M)1</i>
LCG(M)1


Project history


These craft had the special ballast tanks allowing the ship laid aground on shoal for decrease of perceptibility. Were armed by Army 25pdr howitzer or 17pdr anti-tank gun. 

Modernizations


Part of ships was completed as Landing Craft Support (Rocket) LCS(R):

Naval service


No significant events.