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JAPAN MARITIME SELF-DEFENCE FORCE (JAPAN)

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFT

LCU2001 landing craft (1955)

LCU2001 1960

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
- LCU2001   Ishikawajima-Harima, Tokyo     1955 stricken mid-1970s
- LCU2002   Ishikawajima-Harima, Tokyo     1955 to Philippines 11/1975
- LCU2003   Ishikawajima-Harima, Tokyo     1955 to Philippines 11/1975
- LCU2004   Ishikawajima-Harima, Tokyo     1955 stricken mid-1970s
- LCU2005   Ishikawajima-Harima, Tokyo     1955 to Philippines 11/1975
- LCU2006   Ishikawajima-Harima, Tokyo     1955 stricken mid-1970s

 

Displacement at landing, t

160

Displacement full, t

309

Length, m

32.0 wl 36.3 oa

Breadth, m

9.96

Draught, m

at landing: 1.09 fore, 1.22 aft

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 Grey Marine diesels

Power, h. p.

675

Max speed, kts

8

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm (kts)

700 (7)

Armament

2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10 or 2 x 1 - 12.7/90

Military load

4 medium or 3 heavy tanks or 150 t of cargo

Complement 13

Ship project history: USN LCU501 class craft, built in Japan under MDAP.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2016