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"LCVP Mk4"-type vehicle and personnel landing craft (L8031) (1981 - 1987)


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LCVP Mk 4 2008

Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

RN:

L8301

L8401

L8403-8408

L8410-8418

L8619-8622

Army:

L8402

L8409

L8419-8420

Fairey Allday Marine, Hamble: L8301

Souter, Cowes: L8401-8420, 8619-8622

1982: L8301

1985: L8401-8411

1986: L8412-8417

1987: L8418-8420, 8619-8622

None

None

2006-2009: L8301, 8403-8406, 8408, 8410, 8414-8420

2010-2013: L8401, 8402, 8407, 8409, 8411-8413, 8619-8622



Technical data


Displacement standard, t11
Displacement full, t

16

Length, m

11.9 pp 13.0 oa

Breadth, m3.20
Draught, m

0.80

No of shafts2
Machinery

L8301, 8401-8415, 8419, 8420, 8621, 8622: 2 Perkins T6-3544 diesels

L8416-8418: 2 Dorman diesels

Power, h. p.

L8301, 8401-8415, 8419, 8420, 8621, 8622: 440

L8416-8418:

Max speed, kts

L8301, 8401-8415, 8419, 8420, 8621, 8622: 20 (15 loaded)

L8416-8418: 22

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)150(14)
Armament

2 x 1 - 7.6/90

Military load

20 - 35 troops or 5.5 t of cargo

Electronic equipmentRaytheon radar
Complement3


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LCVP Mk 4<i> </i>2008
LCVP Mk 4 2008


Ship project history


Landing craft vehicle, personnel.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.