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FRENCH NAVY (FRANCE)

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFT

L9011 medium landing ships (1944 - 1945 / 1954)

LSM110 1955

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
LSM110 (ex-LSM110) L9011 Brown SB, Houston, USA 10/1944 28/10/1944 11/1944 // 1/1954 to USA 10/1955
LSM355 (ex-LSM355) L9012 Brown SB, Houston, USA 11/1944 2/12/1944 12/1944 // 1/1954 to USA 12/1955
LSM125 (ex-LSM125) L9013 Brown SB, Houston, USA 11/1944 25/11/1944 12/1944 // 1/1954 to USA 7/1956
LSM316 (ex-LSM316) L9014 Pullman Standard Car, Chicago, USA 1944 1944 7/1944 // 1/1954 to USA 11/1956
LSM422 (ex-LSM422) L9015 Dravo, Wilmington, USA 1944 1944 12/1944 // 2/1954 to USA 3/1956
LSM478 (ex-LSM478) L9016 Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 4/1945 // 4/1954 to USA 11/1956
LSM17 (ex-LSM17) L9017 Brown SB, Houston, USA 1944 1944 6/1944 // 4/1954 to USA 10/1956
LSM58 (ex-LSM58) L9018 Brown SB, Houston, USA 1944 1944 8/1944 // 4/1954 to USA 10/1955
LSM226 (ex-LSM226) L9019 Dravo, Wilmington, USA 1944 1944 9/1944 // 4/1954 to USA 10/1956
LSM85 (ex-LSM85) L9051 Brown SB, Houston, USA 1944 1944 10/1944 // 5/1954 to USA 10/1956
LSM471 (ex-LSM471) L9052 Brown SB, Houston, USA 1945 1945 3/1945 // 5/1954 to USA 11/1956
LSM479 (ex-LSM479) L9053? Brown SB, Houston, USA 1945 1945 4/1945 // 4/1954 to USA 10/1956

 

Displacement standard, t

520

Displacement full, t

1095

Length, m

59.9 wl 62.0 oa

Breadth, m

10.5

Draught, m

landing: 1.07 fore, 2.13 aft

No of shafts

2

Machinery

General Motors diesels

Power, h. p.

2800

Max speed, kts

12.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm (kts) 4900 (12)

Armament

1 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 4 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 4

Sensors radar
Military load

5 medium or 3 heavy tanks or 6 LVT or 9 DUKW, 48 - 54 marines

Complement 60

Ship project history: Former USN LSM type landing ships, transferred for the war in the South Asia.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: After being returned to USN, all ships were immediately transferred to South Vietnam, South Korea and Taiwan.

Ivan Gogin, 2015