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COMET vehicle landing ship (1958/1963)


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Comet 1980

Ships


No Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
T-LSV7 Comet 601 Sun SB, Chester 15.5.1956 31.7.1957 24.1.1958 // 1.1963 vehicle cargo ship 1.1969


Technical data


Displacement standard, t7605
Displacement full, t18286
Length, m

152.1

Breadth, m

23.8

Draught, m

8.80

No of shafts2
Machinery

2 sets General Electric geared steam turbines, 2 Babcock & Wilcox boilers

Power, h. p.13200
Max speed, kts

18

Fuel, t

oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

none

Military load700 vehicles, cargo
Electronic equipmentTM1650 radar
Complement73


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<i>Comet </i>1963
Comet 1963
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Comet 1979
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Comet 1981


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<i>Comet </i>1980
Comet 1980


Project history

Ro-Ro vehicle carrier T-AK269 built for MSTS by C3-ST-14A design. In 1963 she was reclassified as vehicle landing ship but in 1969 she became vehicle cargo ship T-AKR7.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.