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ROYAL NAVY - UNITED KINGDOM

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFT

"LST(3)"-type tank landing ships (1944 - 1946)

LST3001 1944

LST3009 1945

Dieppe 1963

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
LST3001, 10/1946- Frederick Clover   89 Vickers-Armstrong, Tyne 1944 15/1/1945 6/1945 to War Dept. 10/1946, sold 1966
LST3002   90 Vickers-Armstrong, Tyne 1944 29/4/1945 9/1945 to Greece 4/1947 (Αλιάκμων <Aliakmon>)
LST3003, 1947- Anzio L101 91 Vickers-Armstrong, Tyne 1944 8/6/1945 11/1945 to Spain 2/1970
LST3004     Vickers-Armstrong, Tyne 1944 30/7/1945 --- completed mercantile 1/1950
LST3005     Vickers-Armstrong, Tyne 1944 --- --- cancelled 1945
LST3006, 1947- Tromsø   1289 Harland & Wolff, Belfast 1944 3/9/1944 3/1945 sold 1956
LST3007   1290 Harland & Wolff, Belfast 3/1944 16/9/1944 5/1945 to Greece 4/1947 (Αξιός <Axios>)
LST3008 (7/1946- RAN)   1291 Harland & Wolff, Belfast 1944 31/10/1944 5/1945 sold 6/1950
LST3009, 10/1946- Reginald Kerr   1292 Harland & Wolff, Belfast 7/1944 30/12/1944 5/1945 to War Dept. 10/1946, sold 1/1966
LST3010, 1947- Attacker L102 1293 Harland & Wolff, Belfast 1944 30/9/1944 4/1945 to Netherlands 1945 - 1947, sold 11/1954
LST3011, 1947- Avenger   1294 Harland & Wolff, Belfast 8/1944 12/2/1945 8/1945 to India 3/1949 (Magar)
LST(Q)1 (ex-LST3012), 1947- Ben Nevis L104 1295 Harland & Wolff, Belfast 1944 12/3/1945 9/1945 stricken 1965, BU 3/1965
LST(Q)2 (ex-LST3013), 1947- Ben Lomond L105 1296 Harland & Wolff, Belfast 9/1944 24/4/1945 11/1945 stricken 1960, BU 3/1960
LST3014 (7/1946- RAN)   701 Barclay Curle, Whiteinch 4/1944 11/11/1944 3/1945 sold 6/1950
LST3015, 1947- Battler L118 702 Barclay Curle, Whiteinch 5/1944 16/3/1945 9/1945 sold 1956
LST3016, 1947- Dieppe L108 678 Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn 1944 15/12/1944 1945 to Spain 2/1980
LST3017, 12/1948- Tarakan (7/1946- RAN)   679 Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn 1944 28/11/1944 6/1945 sold 3/1954
LST3018     Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn 1944 12/6/1945 --- completed mercantile 6/1949
LST3019, 1947- Vaagsø   1818 Swan Hunter, Wallsend 3/1944 4/9/1944 12/1944 stricken 1959, BU 12/1959
LST3020   1820 Swan Hunter, Wallsend 1944 31/10/1944 4/1945 to Greece 5/1947 (Αλφειός <Alfeios>)
LST3021, 8/1946- Charles McLeod   1009 Lithgows, Glasgow 5/1944 23/10/1944 4/1945 to War Dept. 8/1946, sold 7/1968
LST3022 (7/1946- RAN)   1010 Lithgows, Glasgow 1944 26/1/1945 10/1945 stricken 6/1950
LST3023     Lithgows, Glasgow 1944 13/6/1945 --- completed mercantile 8/1954
LST3024, 10/1946- Maxwell Brander   1151 Smiths Dock, South Bank 1944 5/10/1944 3/1945 to War Dept. 10/1946, sold 1968
LST3025, 1947- Bruizer L127 1152 Smiths Dock, South Bank 7/1944 14/1/1945 6/1945 sold 10/1954
LST3026, 1947- Charger L107   Blyth SB, Cowpen Quay 4/1944 30/10/1944 6/1945 sold 12/1955
LST3027, 1947- Lofoten L111, 1964- K07   Blyth SB, Cowpen Quay 5/1944 26/1/1945 10/1945 helicopter carrier 1964, sold 11/1993
LST3028, 1946- Snowden Smith   606 A. Stephens, Linthouse 3/1944 16/11/1944 5/1945 to War Dept. 1946, sold 1964
LST3029, 1947- Chaser L132 607 A. Stephens, Linthouse 5/1944 12/1/1945 8/1945 sold 3/1962
LST3030     Hall Russell, Aberdeen 1944 12/6/1945 --- completed mercantile 1947
LST3031   F1 Connell, Scotstoun 1944 14/12/1944 7/1945 auxiliary Sultan 1/1959, sold 12/1970
LST3032   F2 Connell, Scotstoun 1944 27/4/1945 --- completed mercantile 10/1950
LST3033   275 Pickersgill, Southwick 1944 11/2/1945 7/1945 sold 1956
LST3034   276 Pickersgill, Sunderland 1944 25/8/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LST3035, 12/1948- Lae (7/1946- RAN)   1389 Denny, Dumbarton 1944 24/10/1944 3/1945 sold 11/1955
LST3036, 1947- Puncher L115 457 Ailsa, Troon 1944 20/11/1944 5/1945 sold 5/1961
LST3037, 9/1946- Evan Gibb   723 Fairfield, Govan 7/1944 30/1/1945 5/1945 to War Dept. 9/1946, sold 2/1963
LST3038, 1947- Fighter L109 724 Fairfield, Govan 1944 14/3/1945 7/1945 sold 1956
LST3039   725 Fairfield, Govan 1944 27/6/1945 --- completed mercantile 12/1951
LST3040   726 Fairfield, Govan 1944 22/9/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LST3041   1297 Harland & Wolff, Govan 1944 31/10/1944 6/1945 sold 1954
LST3042, 1947- Hunter L180 1298 Harland & Wolff, Govan 1944 31/1/1945 11/1945 sold 1956
LST3043, 1947- Messina L112   Scotts, Greenock 1944 27/4/1945 1945 sold 9/1980
LST3044, 1947- Narvik L114 940 Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow 12/1944 29/7/1945 4/1946 sold 12/1971
LST3045   944 Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow 1945 24/10/1945 --- cancelled 1945
LST3501, 12/1948- Labuan (7/1946- RAN)   200 Canadian Vickers, Montreal, Canada 3/1944 24/8/1944 5/1945 sold 11/1955
LST3502   201 Canadian Vickers, Montreal, Canada 4/1944 31/8/1944 5/1945 to Greece 5/1947 (Στρυμών <Strymon>)
LST3503   202 Canadian Vickers, Montreal, Canada 1944 12/10/1944 5/1945 to Greece 5/1947 (Αχελώος  <Achelaos>)
LST3504, 1947- Pursuer L116 203 Canadian Vickers, Montreal, Canada 1944 3/11/1944 5/1945 sold 1956
LST3505, 1947- Ravager L117 204 Canadian Vickers, Montreal, Canada 1944 23/11/1944 6/1945 BU 6/1961
LST3506   205 Canadian Vickers, Montreal, Canada 1944 2/12/1944 7/1945 to Greece 4/1947 (Πηνειός <Pyneos>)
LST3507   562 Davie SB, Luzon, Canada 1944 21/10/1944 5/1945 sold 1954
LST3508, 1947- Searcher   563 Davie SB, Luzon, Canada 1944 30/10/1944 6/1945 BU 6/1949
LST3509, 1946- Humphrey Gale   564 Davie SB, Luzon, Canada 1944 23/11/1944 6/1945 to War Dept. 1946, BU 1/1961
LST3510, 1947- Slinger L123 565 Davie SB, Luzon, Canada 6/1944 28/11/1944 7/1945 sold 1962
LST3511, 1947- Reggio L119 566 Davie SB, Luzon, Canada // Marine Industries, Sorel, Canada 1944 29/11/1944 9/1945 BU 8/1960
LST3512   567 Davie SB, Luzon, Canada 10/1944 25/4/1945 8/1945 sold 1954
LST3513, 1947- Salerno L121 568 Davie SB, Luzon, Canada 1944 26/4/1945 8/1945 sold 6/1961
LST3514, 1947- Smiter   50 Canadian Yarrow, Esquimalt, Canada 3/1944 3/10/1944 4/1945 wrecked in tow 25/4/1949
LST3515, 1947- Stalker L126 51 Canadian Yarrow, Esquimalt, Canada 2/1944 16/12/1944 6/1945 submarine depot ship 1958
LST3516, 1947- Striker L128 52 Canadian Yarrow, Esquimalt, Canada 1944 15/2/1945 7/1945 sold 12/1970
LST3517, 1947- St. Nazaire L125 53 Canadian Yarrow, Esquimalt, Canada 12/1944 28/4/1945 9/1945 sold 1956
LST3518, 1947- Suvla L129 206 Canadian Vickers, Montreal, Canada 10/1944 6/4/1944 8/1945 sold 8/1960
LST3519   207 Canadian Vickers, Montreal, Canada 1944 20/4/1945 9/1945 sold 8/1946
LST3520, 1947- Thruster   208 Canadian Vickers, Montreal, Canada 1944 2/5/1945 10/1945 sold 1956
LST3521   209 Canadian Vickers, Montreal, Canada 1945 27/7/1945 --- cancelled 8/1945
LST3522, 1947- Tracker L130   Davie SB, Luzon, Canada 1945 9/6/1945 9/1945 sold 12/1970
LST3523, 1947- Trouncer L133   Davie SB, Luzon, Canada 1945 9/7/1945 10/1945 sold 1956
LST3524, 1947- Trumpeter L134   Davie SB, Luzon, Canada 1945 25/7/1945 11/1945 sold 1956
LST3525, 1947- Walcheren L135   Davie SB, Luzon, Canada 1945 29/8/1945 11/1945 sold 1956
LST3526     United Shipyards, Canada 1945 11/8/1945 --- cancelled 8/1945
LST3527     United Shipyards, Canada 1945 11/8/1945 --- cancelled 8/1945
LST3528     United Shipyards, Canada --- --- --- suspended 4/1944
LST3529     United Shipyards, Canada --- --- --- suspended 4/1944
LST3530     Marine Industries, Sorel, Canada 1945 4/7/1945 --- cancelled 8/1945
LST3531     Marine Industries, Sorel, Canada 1945 5/6/1945 --- cancelled 8/1945
LST3532, 1947- Zeebrugge L120   Marine Industries, Sorel, Canada 1945 19/5/1945 11/1945 sold 12/1974
LST3533     Marine Industries, Sorel, Canada --- --- --- suspended 4/1944
LST3534   54 Canadian Yarrow, Esquimalt, Canada 1945 23/6/1945 10/1945 sold 9/1946
LST3535   55 Canadian Yarrow, Esquimalt, Canada --- --- --- suspended 4/1944
LST3536   214 Canadian Vickers, Montreal, Canada 1945 --- --- cancelled 8/1945
LST3537   215 Canadian Vickers, Montreal, Canada 1945 11/8/1945 --- cancelled 8/1945

 

Displacement standard, t

2300 light

Displacement full, t

4980

Length, m

105.9

Breadth, m

16.8

Draught, m

3.79 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers

Power, h. p.

5500

Max speed, kts

13.5

Fuel, t

oil 1400

Endurance, nm(kts) 8000(11)

Armament

(2 x 2 - 40/56 Bofors Mk XI, 2 x 2 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk IV, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk IV) or (4 x 2 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk IV, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk IV)

Military load 5 LCA, 1 LCT(6), 15 40t or 20 25t tanks, 14 3t trucks, 170 troops

Sensors

some: nav. radar

Complement

111

Ship project history: Last British version of LST, however application of heavier VTE and riveted hull instead of welded led to that the British variant yielded American on all parametres, except speed.

Modernizations: 1964, Lofoten: + flight deck for helicopters, 6 Wessex helos.

Naval service: No significant events.

LST3043

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.

Ivan Gogin, 2008-10