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"LCU Mk9R"-type utility landing craft (L713) (1986)


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2003

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp. Fate
  L713   McTay Marine, Liverpool     1986 stricken 2003-2005
  L714   McTay Marine, Liverpool     1986 stricken 2003-2005
  L715   McTay Marine, Liverpool     1986 stricken 2003-2005


Technical data


Displacement standard, t115
Displacement full, t

160

Length, m

25.7

Breadth, m6.50
Draught, m

1.70

No of shafts2
Machinery

2 Dorman 8JTM diesels

Power, h. p.540
Max speed, kts

10 (9 loaded)

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)300(9)
Armament

none

Military load

1-2 tanks or 100t of vehicles

Complement7


Graphics


2003
2003


Ship project history


LCU Mk 9 with new diesels and grill-reinforced bow ramps.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.