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JAPAN MARITIME SELF-DEFENCE FORCE (JAPAN)

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFT

LCM1001 landing craft (1954-1955, 1944-1945/1961)

LCM1001 1960

Names

LCM1001-1042

Builders

Japan: LCM1001-1029

USA: LCM1030-1042

Commissioned

1954: LCM1001-1019

1955: LCM1020-1029

1944-1945 // 1961: LCM1030-1042

Losses

none

Transfers

none

Discarding

1980s: LCM1001-1042

 

Displacement light, t

25

Displacement full, t

56

Length, m

17.1

Breadth, m

4.33

Draught, m

1.17

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 diesels

Power, h. p.

450

Max speed, kts

9

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm (kts)

130(9)

Armament

2 x 1 - 12.7/90

Military load

1 tank or 60 troops or 30.8 t of cargo

Complement

5

Ship project history: 29 craft were built in Japan under MDAP, more 13 were transferred from USA in 1961.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2016