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ROYAL NAVY - UNITED KINGDOM

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFT

"LCV"- and "LCV(P)"-type vehicle and personnel landing craft (1942 - 1943)

LCV(P)1001     

Names

LCV501 - 600; LCV701 - 828; LCV(MS)829; LCV830 - 900

LCV(P)1001 - 1400

LCE1 - 24

Builders

USA

Completed

1942 - 1943

Losses

12 LCV and 66 LCV(P)

LCV579 (13/12/1942), LCV584 (15/3/1943), LCV597 (12/9/1942), LCV719 (6/1944), LCV752 (30/12/1942), LCV754 (30/12/1942), LCV798 (25/9/1942), LCV801 (18/10/1944), LCV802 (2/8/1945), LCV814 (30/1/1945), LCV825 (22/5/1943), LCV894 (2/1944)

LCV(P)1016 (6/1944), LCV(P)1029 (6/1944), LCV(P)1031 (6/1944), LCV(P)1033 (6/1944), LCV(P)1040 (1/11/1943), LCV(P)1044 (6/1944), LCV(P)1045 (6/1944), LCV(P)1046 (6/1944), LCV(P)1049 (6/1944), LCV(P)1054 (6/1944), LCV(P)1056 (6/1944), LCV(P)1062 (6/1944), LCV(P)1065 (6/1944), LCV(P)1066 (2/1944), LCV(P)1084 (6/1944), LCV(P)1088 (6/1944), LCV(P)1093 (6/1944), LCV(P)1098 (6/1944), LCV(P)1101 (6/1944), LCV(P)1102 (6/1944), LCV(P)1103 (20/11/1944), LCV(P)1104 (6/1944), LCV(P)1106 (6/1944), LCV(P)1111 (6/1944), LCV(P)1114 (6/1944), LCV(P)1117 (6/1944), LCV(P)1120 (6/1944), LCV(P)1121 (6/1944), LCV(P)1122 (6/1944), LCV(P)1124 (6/1944), LCV(P)1129 (25/11/1944), LCV(P)1132 (6/1944), LCV(P)1133(6/1944), LCV(P)1139 (6/1944), LCV(P)1146 (6/1944), LCV(P)1153 (6/1944), LCV(P)1155 (6/1944), LCV(P)1157 (6/1944), LCV(P)1159 (6/1944), LCV(P)1165 (6/1944), LCV(P)1167 (15/7/1945), LCV(P)1170 (6/1944), LCV(P)1171 (6/1944), LCV(P)1172 (6/1944), LCV(P)1184 (6/1944), LCV(P)1188 (6/1944), LCV(P)1191 (1/1945), LCV(P)1201 (6/1944), LCV(P)1204 (6/1944), LCV(P)1211 (6/1944), LCV(P)1216 (6/1944), LCV(P)1218 (6/1944), LCV(P)1228 (27/11/1944), LCV(P)1242 (6/1944), LCV(P)1245 (6/1944), LCV(P)1246 (6/1944), LCV(P)1248 (6/1944), LCV(P)1249 (6/1944), LCV(P)1251 (6/1944), LCV(P)1255 (6/1944), LCV(P)1260 (6/1944), LCV(P)1262 (6/1944), LCV(P)1264 (6/1944), LCV(P)1288 (13/7/1944), LCV(P)1358 (4/1945)

LCE1 (10/1943), LCE5 (5/1944), LCE9 (10/1943), LCE14 (5/1944), LCE15 (13/7/1944), LCE21 (5/1944)

Transfers

none

Discarding All were returned to USA after war.

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

11 - 11.5

LCE: 10.6

Length, m

13.1

LCE: 11.0

Breadth, m

3.00

LCE: 3.30

Draught, m

0.80

LCE: 0.91

No of shafts

2

Machinery

petrol engines

Power, h. p.

130

Max speed, kts

9

Fuel, t

petrol

Endurance, nm(kts) 80(9)

Armament

(1 - 2) - 7.6/90

LCE: none

Capacity

36 troops or 1 3-t truck

LCE: none

Complement

4

LCE: 10

Ship project history: Landing Craft Vehicle (LCV) and Landing Craft Vehicle (Personnel) (LCV(P)). Lend-lease. LCE means "Landing craft, Emergency repair".

Modernizations:  None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2008-10