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"LCT(3)" landing craft (tank) (GLS438) (1942 - 1943 / 1948 - 1951)


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MOC1205 1954

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp. Fate
MOC1205 (ex-LCT307) 1953- A5335   Findlay, Old Kilpatrick, UK   1942 1942 // 12.1951 discarded 1998
GLS438 (ex-LCT330), 5.1950- MOC1202 1953- A5332   Stockton, Thornaby, UK 4.1942 18.6.1942 7.1942 // 1948 discarded 4.1999
MOC1204 (ex-LCT347) 1953- A5334   Stockton, Thornaby, UK 6.1942 25.7.1942 8.1942 // 10.1951 discarded 2008
MOC1203 (ex-LCT420) 1953- A5333   Scott`s SB, Greenock, UK   28.4.1942 1942 // 12.1950 discarded 1998
MOC1209 (ex-LCT...) 1953- A5339   UK   1942-43 1942-43 // 1951 discarded 1956


Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement full, t640
Length, m

58.5

Breadth, m9.45
Draught, m

1.65 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Paxman diesels

Power, h. p.

1000

Max speed, kts

10.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil 28200 l

Endurance, nm(kts)2700(9)
Armament

4 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 3

Military load

5 40-t or 11 30-t tanks

Electronic equipmentpresumably radar
Complement12


Standard scale images


<i>LCT300 </i>1942
LCT300 1942


Graphics


MOC1205 1954
MOC1205 1954


Project history

Former British LCT(3) landing craft.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.