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Samos 2003

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
Χίος [Chios] L173   Elefsis SY 13.4.1987 16.12.1988 30.5.1996 in service (2019)
Σάμος [Samos] L174   Elefsis SY 9.1987 6.4.1989 20.5.1994 in service (2019)
Ικαρία [Ikaria] L175   Elefsis SY 9.5.1988 22.10.1998 6.10.1999 in service (2019)
Λέσβος [Lesbos] L176   Elefsis SY 6.4.1989 5.7.1990 22.2.1999 in service (2019)
Ρόδος [Rodos] L177   Elefsis SY 20.11.1989 6.10.1999 30.5.2000 in service (2019)


Technical data


Displacement standard, t2770
Displacement full, t4440
Length, m

106.4 pp 115.9 oa

Breadth, m

15.3

Draught, m

3.68

No of shafts2
Machinery

2 Wärtsilä-Nohab 16V25 diesels

Power, h. p.10000
Max speed, kts

16

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

1 x 1 - 76/62 OTO-Melara Compact, 2 x 1 - 40/70 Bofors 350, 2 x 1 - 20/90 Rh-202, 2 x 1 - 12.7/90, helicopter deck

Military load4 LCVP, 20 tanks or 17 AAPC or 15 trucks or 250t cargo, 300 troops
Electronic equipmenttype 1007, Triton-G (TRS-3030), Pollux radars, 2x Panda e/o systems, DR2000 ECM suite, 2x Mk 36 SRBOC decoy RL
Complement108


Standard scale images


<i>Chios </i>2000
Chios 2000


Graphics


<i>Samos </i>2003
Samos 2003


Project history

Ordered in 1986 as replacements for the U.S. LST1/511 class. The program was considerably delayed by the builder's financial troubles, with the last ship originally scheduled to complete in September 1990. Have a raised helicopter deck aft capable of supporting one Agusta-Bell AB-212B helicopter. The bow ramp is capable of supporting 55t vehicles; there is also a stern loading ramp and a ramp from the upper deck amidships to the tank deck.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.