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ROMAT RAKHEL infantry landing ships (1942-1945/1948-1949)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
רמת רחל [Ramat Rachel] (ex-LCI(L)...) F51   USA     1942-1945 // 12.1948 stricken 1957
ניצנים [Nitzanim] (ex-LCI(L)...) F53   USA     1942-1945 // 1.1949 stricken 1957


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

209

Displacement full, t

385

Length, m

46.6 wl 48.9 oa

Breadth, m

7.21

Draught, m

at landing 0.86 fore, 1.60 aft

No of shafts

2

Machinery

8 General Motors diesels

Power, h. p.

2320

Max speed, kts

15.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil 110

Endurance, nm(kts)

8000 (12)

Armament

5 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10

Military load

209 marines of 75 t of cargo

Electronic equipmentpresumably SO or SCR-517A radar
Complement

29



Standard scale images


<i>Romat Rachel </i>1950
Romat Rachel 1950


Project history

Former USN LCI(L) type landing craft infantry, large.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.