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

LCG(M)101 1944

Name 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

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, turrets, 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 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

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, CT: 25

Armament

504 x 1 - 127 barrage rocket launchers

Complement  

Naval service:  No significant events.

LCG(M)1

Ivan Gogin, 2008-10