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"LST"-type tank landing ships  (3, 1937 - 1938 / 1941)


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Bachaquero

Ships


Name Launched // Comm. Builder Tonnage, BRT Dimensions, m Speed, kts Machinery, Fuel, t Armament // Capacity Fate
Bachaquero 7/5/1937 // 1941 Furness, Haverton Hill 6455 116.6x19.5x4.6 12 2VTE, 3000, oil 850 2 - 107/16 SB mortars, 4 - 40/39, 6 - 20/70 // 2 LCM, 18 40-t or 22 25-t tanks or 33 trucks, 207 troops returned 8/1945
Misoa 22/6/1937 // 7/1941 Furness, Haverton Hill 6455 116.6x19.5x4.6 12 2VTE, 3000, oil 910 2 - 107/16 SB mortars, 4 - 40/39, 6 - 20/70 // 2 LCM, 18 40-t or 22 25-t tanks or 33 trucks, 192 troops returned 1945
Tasajera 3/3/1938 // 1941 Furness, Haverton Hill 5679 111.3x18.3x4.6 10.5 2VTE, 1800, oil 660 2 - 107 SB mortars, 4 - 40/39, 6 - 20/70 // 2 LCM, 18 40-t or 22 25-t tanks or 33 trucks, 207 troops returned 1945


Standard scale images


<i>Bachaquero </i>1945
Bachaquero 1945


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<i>Bachaquero</i>
Bachaquero


Ship project history


First RN tank landing ships appeared when 3 shallow draught oil tankers have been converted to LSTs.

Modernizations


none.

Naval service


No significant events.