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BAT SHEVA medium landing ship (1967/1968)


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Bat Sheva 1971

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
בת שבע [Bat Sheva] (ex-Tzilngi) P57   Netherlands     1967 // 1968 stricken late 1990s


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

900

Displacement full, t

1150

Length, m

95.1

Breadth, m

11.2

Draught, m

2.1

No of shafts2 + 2 Schottel drive
Machinery

2 Paxman diesels + 2 Iberia diesels

Power, h. p. 
Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, tdiesel oil
Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

4 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10, 4 x 1 - 12.7/90

Military load16 tanks, 2 helicopters (Super Frelon)
Electronic equipment

2 Decca 926 radars

Complement26


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<i>Bat Sheva </i>1971
Bat Sheva 1971


Project history

Bought from South Africa. Sometimes classified as a transport. Had bow ramp.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.