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chartered logistic ship (SIR CARADOC) (1973 / 1983)


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Sir Caradoc 1983

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Sir Caradoc (ex-Grey Master) L3522       11/8/1972 1/1973 // 26/3/1983 returned 1987


Technical data


Displacement standard, t1899brt
Displacement full, t

5980

Length, m

114.3 pp 124.2 oa

Breadth, m

16.0

Draught, m

4.85

No of shafts

2

Machinery

4 Bergens-Normo LSM-9 diesels

Power, h. p.

5040

Max speed, kts

17.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil 500

Endurance, nm(kts)

10600(16)

Armament

2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 7

Military load

vehicles, troops

Electronic equipment

2x radars

Complement

57



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<i>Sir Caradoc</i> 1983
Sir Caradoc 1983


Ship project history


Roll-on/roll-off ship chartered from Norwegian owner early in 1983 as temporary replacements for LSLs damaged in the Falklands. Bow and stern ramps.

Modernizations


1984: - 2 x 1 - 20/70

Naval service


No significant events.