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EGYPTIAN NAVY (EGYPT)

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFT

No 1 landing craft (1942-1945/1948)

No 1 1950

 

Names

No 1 - 20

Builders

USA: No 1-20

Commissioned

1942-45 // 1948: No 1-20

Losses

No15 (11/1956), No20(11/1956)

Transfers

none

Discarding

1970s: 8 craft

1990s: 10 craft

 

Displacement light, t

24

Displacement full, t

52

Length, m

15.3

Breadth, m

4.30

Draught, m

1.37

No of shafts

2

Machinery

diesels

Power, h. p.

330

Max speed, kts

8 (loaded)

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm (kts)

140(8)

Armament

2 x 1 - 12.7/90

Military load

1 tank or 60 troops or 27 t of cargo

Complement

4

Ship project history: Former USN LCM(3) landing craft, mechanized.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2016