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


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Sir Lamorak 1983

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Sir Lamorak (ex-Lakespan Ontario, ex-Lady Catherine, ex-Lune Bridge, ex-Anu, ex-Norcliff, ex-Anu) L3532       9/5/1972 7/1973 // 26/3/1983 returned 1986


Technical data


Displacement standard, t1585brt
Displacement full, t

5230

Length, m

100.0 pp 108.3 oa

Breadth, m

20.4

Draught, m

4.95 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Lindholmen-Pielstick 8 PC21 diesels

Power, h. p.

8000

Max speed, kts

18

Fuel, t

diesel oil 600

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

none

Military load

vehicles, troops

Electronic equipment

2x radars

Complement 


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<i>Sir Lamorak</i> 1983
Sir Lamorak 1983


Ship project history


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

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.