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LCM79 landing craft (1950s/1978)


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1995

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
  79   USA     1950s // 9.1978 in service (2019)
  87   USA     1950s // 9.1978 in service (2019)
  iii   USA     1950s // 9.1978 in service (2019)
  iv   USA     1950s // 9.1978 in service (2019)
  v   USA     1950s // 9.1978 in service (2019)
  vi   USA     1950s // 9.1978 in service (2019)
  vii   USA     1950s // 9.1978 in service (2019)
  viii   USA     1950s // 9.1978 in service (2019)
  ix   USA     1950s // 9.1978 in service (2019)
  x   USA     1950s // 9.1978 in service (2019)


Technical data


Displacement standard, t59
Displacement full, t

116

Length, m

22.4

Breadth, m

6.42

Draught, m

1.40 mean

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 General Motors 6-71 diesels

Power, h. p.600
Max speed, kts

9.2 loaded

Fuel, t

diesel oil 2.4

Endurance, nm(kts)150(9)
Armament

none

Military load

53 - 57 t cargo

Electronic equipmentnone
Complement2 - 4


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1995
1995


Project history

Former US Army LCM(8) craft.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.