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1.  "LSH(L)"-type large amphibious command ships (1[4], 1930 - 1938 / 1942 - 1944)


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Bulolo

Ships


Name Launched // Comm. Builder Tonnage, BRT Dimensions, m Speed, kts Machinery, Fuel, t Armament // Capacity Fate
Bulolo (ex-AMC) 31/5/1938 // 1942 Barclay Curle, Glasgow 6267 125.7x17.7x6.6 15 2diesels, 6130, diesel oil 624 2 x 2 - 102/45 Mk XVI, 2 - 40/39, 14 - 20/70 // 4 LCP(L), 258 troops returned 12/1946
Hilary (ex-OBV) 17/4/1931 // 3/1943 Cammell Laird, Birkenhead 7403 134.7x17.1x7.5 15.5 1VTE, 5200, coal 1975 1 - 76/45, 4 - 40/56, 13 - 20/70 / 6 LCp(L), 378 troops returned 3/1946
Keren (ex-LSI(L), ex-Hydra) L110 27/8/1930 // 1944 A. Stephens, Linthouse 9890 143.6ppx19.6x 16 2turbines, oil 1700 8 - 40/56, 14 - 20/70 / 6 LCA, troops returned 1949
Largs (ex-OBV, ex-Charles Plumier) 1938 // 10/1942 Provence, Port de Bouc, France 4504 114.4x15.8x6.2 17 2diesels, 5720, diesel oil 778 1 - 76/45, 2 - 40/39, 14 - 20/70 / 4 LCp(L), 110 troops returned 12/1945
Lothian (ex-City of Edinburgh) 14/4/1938 // 1944 Cammell Laird, Birkenhead 8036 157.1x19.0x6.7 16 2turbines, 9750, oil 1402 4 - 102/45 MkXVI, 20 - 20/70 / 6 LCA, troops returned 1946


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<i>Bulolo</i>
Bulolo
<i>Largs</i>
Largs


Ship project history


Converted to infantry transports cargo-passenger ships with enhanced command and control abilities.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.