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"LCVP Mk5"-type vehicle and personnel landing craft (L9473) (1996 - 2004)


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LCVP Mk 5 2002

Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

L9473

L9673-9692

L9707-9708

Vosper Thornycroft, Southampton: L9473, 9673-9678

FBM Babcock Marine, Rosyth: L9679-9692, 9707, 9708

1996-1999: L9473, 9673-9678

2002-2004: L9679-9692, 9707, 9708

None

None

in service (2019): L9473, 9673-9692, 9707, 9708 as L0202-02025, L0338-0341, L0344-0347, L0353-0356, L9675, L9676, L9707



Technical data


Displacement standard, t16
Displacement full, t

23

Length, m

14.0 pp 15.3 oa

Breadth, m4.20
Draught, m

0.55

No of shafts2 waterjets
Machinery

2 Volvo Penta TAMD-72WJ diesels

Power, h. p.

860

Max speed, kts

25 light, 16 loaded

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)210(16)
Armament

none

Military load

35 troops, 2 light trucks or 1 tracked vehicle, 2 t of cargo or 8 t of cargo at all

Electronic equipmentRaytheon 40 radar
Complement3


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LCVP Mk 5<i> </i>2002
LCVP Mk 5 2002


Ship project history


Landing craft vehicle, personnel. Four were ordered for LPH Ocean, later for Albion class LPDs. Aluminium hull.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


Craft were renumbered in 2010 as 0202-0205, 0338-0341, 0344-0347, 0353-0356, 9675, 9676 and 9707.