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"LCT(2)" landing carft (tank) (MZ34) (1942 / 1945 - 1952)


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Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp. Fate
MOC1206 (ex-NSC(L)77, ex-LCT(R)140) 1953- A5336   Stockton, Thornaby, UK 6.1941 4.10.1941 1.1942 // 10.1952 wrecked 20.12.1955
MZ34 (ex-NSC(L)34, ex-LCT(R)167), 5.1950- MOC1201 1953- A5331   Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesborough, UK   17.11.1941 1.1942 // 5.1945 discarded 10.2008
MOC1207 (ex-NSC(L)50, ex-LCT170) 1953- A5337   Stockton, Thornaby, UK 10.1941 3.1.1942 4.1942 // 1951 discarded 1989
MOC1208 (ex-NSC(L)51, ex-LCT(R)171) 1953- A5338   Stockton, Thornaby, UK 11.1941 17.1.1942 4.1942 // 1951 discarded 1984


Technical data


Displacement standard, t296
Displacement full, t

460

Length, m

48.8

Breadth, m9.45
Draught, m

1.63 deep load 2.13 max

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 Paxman diesels

Power, h. p.

1380

Max speed, kts

11

Fuel, t

41

Endurance, nm(kts)

1350(11)

Armament

2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 3

Military load

3 40t or 7 20t tanks or 250t cargo

Electronic equipmentpresumably radar
Complement12


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MZ34<i> </i>1945
MZ34 1945


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Project history

Former British LCT(2) landing crafts.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

MOC1206 ran aground 20.12.1955 in Red Sea.