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ANTEO tank landing ship (1943 / 1962)


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Anteo 1972  

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Anteo (ex-Alameda County, ex-LST32) A5306, 1973- L9869   Dravo, Pittsburgh, USA 2/1943 22.5.1943 7/1943 // 20.11.1962 stricken 8.1973


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1625

Displacement full, t3640
Length, m

96.3 wl 100.0 oa

Breadth, m

15.2

Draught, m

landing: 1.19 fore, 3.00 aft, sea-going: 2.30 fore, 4.30 aft

No of shafts2
Machinery

2 General Motors diesels

Power, h. p.

1800

Max speed, kts

12.1

Fuel, t

diesel oil 590

Endurance, nm(kts)24000 (9)
Armament

1 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 5 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 3, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10

Military load

20 medium tanks (25-t) or 500t of cargo, 163 marines

Electronic equipmentradar
Complement91 - 125


Standard scale images


<i>Anteo </i>1968
Anteo 1968


Graphics


<i>Anteo</i> 1972  
Anteo 1972  


Project history

Former USN LST class tank landing ship, converted to aviation base ship AVB1. In 1962 she was transferred to Italy formerly as transport A5306 but before the end of her service she was reclassified as landing ship.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

In 1962 she was transferred to Italy formerly as transport A5306 but at the end of her service she was reclassified as landing ship.