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"LCG(M)1"-type medium support landing craft (1944)

LCG(M)101 1944

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp. Fate
LCG(M)101         11/4/1944 1944 sunk 1/11/1944
LCG(M)102         25/4/1944 1944 sunk 1/11/1944
LCG(M)103         8/5/1944 1944  
LCG(M)104         22/5/1944 1944  
LCG(M)105         25/5/1944 1944  
LCG(M)106         7/6/1944 1944  
LCG(M)107         10/6/1944 1944  
LCG(M)108         22/6/1944 1944  
LCG(M)109         24/6/1944 1944  
LCG(M)110         7/7/1944 1944  
LCG(M)111         20/7/1944 1944  
LCG(M)112         25/7/1944 1944  
LCG(M)113         21/8/1944 1944  
LCG(M)114         1/9/1944 1944  
LCG(M)115         19/9/1944 1944  
LCG(M)116         1/10/1944 1944  
LCG(M)117         7/10/1944 1944  
LCG(M)118         19/10/1944 1944 sold 1946
LCG(M)119         31/10/1944 1944  
LCG(M)120       1944 14/11/1944 6/1945  
LCG(M)121         16/11/1944 1945  
LCG(M)122         29/11/1944 1945  
LCG(M)123         1/12/1944 1945  
LCG(M)124         15/12/1944 1945 sold 1947
LCG(M)125         1945 1945  
LCG(M)126         1945 1945  
LCG(M)127         1944 1944 sold 1947
LCG(M)128         1944 1944  
LCG(M)129         1944 1944  
LCG(M)130         1944 1944  
LCG(M)131         1944 1944  
LCG(M)132         1944 1944  
LCG(M)133         1944 1944  
LCG(M)134         1944 1944  
LCG(M)135         1944 1944  
LCG(M)136         1944 1944  
LCG(M)137         1944 1944  
LCG(M)138         1944 1944  
LCG(M)139         1944 1944  
LCG(M)140         1944 1944  
LCG(M)141         1944 1944  
LCG(M)142         1944 1944  
LCG(M)143         8/9/1944 1944  
LCG(M)144         18/10/1944 1944  
LCG(M)145         31/10/1944 1944  
LCG(M)146         17/11/1944 1944 sold 1949
LCG(M)147         14/12/1944 1945  
LCG(M)148         18/12/1944 1945  
LCG(M)149         18/1/1945 1945  
LCG(M)150         3/4/1945 1945  
LCS(R)1 (ex-LCG(M)151)         29/3/1945 1945  
LCS(R)2 (ex-LCG(M)152)         26/4/1945 1945 sold 1949
LCS(R)3 (ex-LCG(M)153)         11/5/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)4 (ex-LCG(M)154)         29/5/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)5 (ex-LCG(M)155)         12/6/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)6 (ex-LCG(M)156)         14/6/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)7 (ex-LCG(M)157)         26/5/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)8 (ex-LCG(M)158)         30/6/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)9 (ex-LCG(M)159)         24/7/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)10 (ex-LCG(M)160)         12/7/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)11 (ex-LCG(M)161)         26/7/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)12 (ex-LCG(M)162)         23/8/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)13 (ex-LCG(M)163)         27/8/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)14 (ex-LCG(M)164)         7/9/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)15 (ex-LCG(M)165)         20/9/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)16 (ex-LCG(M)166)         21/9/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)17 (ex-LCG(M)167)         25/9/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)18 (ex-LCG(M)168)         5/10/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)19 (ex-LCG(M)169)         --- --- suspended 11/1943
LCS(R)20 (ex-LCG(M)170)         --- --- suspended 11/1943
LCS(R)21 (ex-LCG(M)171)         --- --- suspended 11/1943
LCS(R)22 (ex-LCG(M)172)         --- --- suspended 11/1943
LCS(R)23 (ex-LCG(M)173)         --- --- suspended 11/1943
LCS(R)24 (ex-LCG(M)174)         --- --- suspended 11/1943
LCG(M)175     Stockton, Thornaby 6/1944 16/10/1944 12/1944  
LCG(M)176     Stockton, Thornaby 6/1944 30/10/1944 1/1945  
LCG(M)177     Stockton, Thornaby 7/1944 17/11/1944 2/1945  
LCG(M)178     Stockton, Thornaby 7/1944 1/11/1944 3/1945  
LCG(M)179     Stockton, Thornaby 7/1944 16/12/1944 3/1945  
LCG(M)180     Stockton, Thornaby 9/1944 29/12/1944 4/1945  
LCG(M)181     Stockton, Thornaby 9/1944 12/2/1945 5/1945 sold 1948
LCG(M)182     Stockton, Thornaby 11/1944 17/2/1945 6/1945  
LCG(M)183     Stockton, Thornaby // Brigham & Cowan, Hull 11/1944 28/2/1945 3/1945  
LCG(M)184     Stockton, Thornaby 12/1944 14/3/1945 6/1945  
LCG(M)185     Stockton, Thornaby 12/1944 18/3/1945 7/1945  
LCG(M)186     Stockton, Thornaby 1/1945 11/4/1945 7/1945  
LCG(M)187     Stockton, Thornaby 2/1945 16/4/1945 4/1945  
LCG(M)188     Stockton, Thornaby 2/1945 28/4/1945 9/1945 sold 1949
LCG(M)189       3/1945 16/5/1945 --- completed mercantile
LCG(M)190     Stockton, Thornaby 3/1945 8/6/1945 6/1945  
LCG(M)191         28/12/1944 1945  
LCG(M)192         12/2/1945 1945 sold 1949
LCG(M)193         26/2/1945 1945  
LCG(M)194         28/2/1945 1945  
LCG(M)195         16/3/1945 1945  
LCG(M)196         11/4/1945 --- completed mercantile
LCG(M)197       4/1945 --- --- cancelled 1944
LCG(M)198         --- --- suspended 4/1944
LCG(M)199         --- --- suspended 4/1944
LCG(M)200         --- --- suspended 4/1944

 

Displacement standard, t

308

Displacement full, t

380

Length, m

47.1

Breadth, m

6.81

Draught, m

2.10 deep load 2.44 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Paxman diesels

Power, h. p.

1000

Max speed, kts

11.75

Fuel, t

diesel oil 37 (max 52)

Endurance, nm(kts) 1730(11.7) (max 2060(11.7))
Armour, mm deck: 51, sides: 25, turrets: 25, CT: 25

Armament

LCG(M)101 - 102, LCG(M)104 - 107, LCG(M)122 - 124, LCG(M)191 - 196: 2 x 1 - 76/55 17pdr QF Mk III, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV

LCG(M)103, LCG(M)108 - 121, LCG(M)125 - 129, LCG(M)132 - 133, LCG(M)143 - 148, LCG(M)150, LCG(M)175 - 190: 2 x 1 - 88/27 25pdr QF Mk II, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV

Complement 31

Ship project history: These craft had the special ballast tanks allowing the ship laid aground on shoal for decrease of perceptibility. Were armed by Army 25pdr howitzer or 17pdr anti-tank gun. 

Modernizations: Part of ships was completed as Landing Craft Support (Rocket) LCS(R):

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp. Fate
LCS(R)1 (ex-LCG(M)151)         29/3/1945 1945  
LCS(R)2 (ex-LCG(M)152)         26/4/1945 1945 sold 1949
LCS(R)3 (ex-LCG(M)153)         11/5/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)4 (ex-LCG(M)154)         29/5/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)5 (ex-LCG(M)155)         12/6/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)6 (ex-LCG(M)156)         14/6/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)7 (ex-LCG(M)157)         26/5/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)8 (ex-LCG(M)158)         30/6/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)9 (ex-LCG(M)159)         24/7/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)10 (ex-LCG(M)160)         12/7/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)11 (ex-LCG(M)161)         26/7/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)12 (ex-LCG(M)162)         23/8/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)13 (ex-LCG(M)163)         27/8/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)14 (ex-LCG(M)164)         7/9/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)15 (ex-LCG(M)165)         20/9/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)16 (ex-LCG(M)166)         21/9/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)17 (ex-LCG(M)167)         25/9/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)18 (ex-LCG(M)168)         5/10/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LCS(R)19 (ex-LCG(M)169)         --- --- suspended 11/1943
LCS(R)20 (ex-LCG(M)170)         --- --- suspended 11/1943
LCS(R)21 (ex-LCG(M)171)         --- --- suspended 11/1943
LCS(R)22 (ex-LCG(M)172)         --- --- suspended 11/1943
LCS(R)23 (ex-LCG(M)173)         --- --- suspended 11/1943
LCS(R)24 (ex-LCG(M)174)         --- --- suspended 11/1943

 

Displacement standard, t

308

Displacement full, t

380

Length, m

47.1

Breadth, m

6.81

Draught, m

2.10 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Paxman diesels

Power, h. p.

1000

Max speed, kts

11.75

Fuel, t

diesel oil 37 (max 52 using ballast tanks)

Endurance, nm(kts) 1730(11.7) (max 2060(11.7))
Armour, mm deck: 51, sides: 25, CT: 25

Armament

504 x 1 - 127 barrage RL

Complement  

Naval service:  No significant events.

LCG(M)1

Ivan Gogin, 2008-10