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AFHAL PYAKAN tank landing craft (1941-1942/1948)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
אף על פי כן [Afal Pyakan] (ex-NSC(L)79, ex-LCT(R)147)     Stockton, Thornaby, UK 6.1941 23.9.1941 12.1941 // 1948 stricken 1958
'גוש עציון' [Gosh Atzion] (ex-LCT1..) F39   UK     1941-42 // 1948 stricken 1957


Technical data


Displacement standard, t296
Displacement full, t

460

Length, m

48.8

Breadth, m9.45
Draught, m

1.63 deep load 2.13 max

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 Paxman diesels

Power, h. p.

1380

Max speed, kts

11

Fuel, t

diesel oil 41

Endurance, nm(kts)

1350(11)

Armament

2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 3

Military load

3 40t or 7 20t tanks or 250t cargo

Complement12


Standard scale images


<i>Gosh Atzion </i>1950
Gosh Atzion 1950


Project history

Former British TLC(2) type tank landing craft. First ship arrived Israel with refugees on board, second was purchased from Royal Navy.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.