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ALIAKMON tank landing ships (1944-1945/1947)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
Αλιάκμων [Aliakmon] (ex-LST3002) L3002, 1961- L104   Vickers-Armstrong, Tyne, UK 1944 29.4.1945 9.1945 // 5.1947 stricken 1964
Αξιός [Axios] (ex-LST3007) L3007, 1961- L109   Harland & Wolff, Belfast, UK 3.1944 16.9.1944 5.1945 // 4.1947 stricken 6.1962
Αλφειός [Alfeios] (ex-LST3020) L3020, 1961- L107   Swan Hunter, Wallsend, UK 1944 31.10.1944 4.1945 // 5.1947 stricken 8.1963
Στρυμών [Strymon] (ex-LST3502) L3502, 1961- L182   Canadian Vickers, Montreal, Canada 4.1944 31.8.1944 5.1945 // 5.1947 stricken 6.1962
Αχελώος  [Achelaos] (ex-LST3503) L3503, 1961- L116   Canadian Vickers, Montreal, Canada 1944 12.10.1944 5.1945 // 5.1947 stricken 1964
Πηνειός [Pyneos] (ex-LST3506) L3506, 1961- L171   Canadian Vickers, Montreal, Canada 1944 2.12.1944 7.1945 // 4.1947 stricken 1968


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

2300 light

Displacement full, t4980
Length, m105.9
Breadth, m16.8
Draught, m3.79 deep load
No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers

Power, h. p.

5500

Max speed, kts

13.5

Fuel, t

oil 1400

Endurance, nm(kts)8000(11)
Armament

2 x 2 - 40/60 RP.50 Mk V, 2 x 2 - 20/70 Mk V, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk III

Military load5 LCA, 1 LCT(6), 15 40t or 20 25t tanks, 14 3t trucks, 170 troops
Electronic equipmentradar
Complement111


Project history

Former RN LST(3) class ships.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.