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"LCS(S)" amphibious fire support craft (LCS(S)1) (1942 - 1943)


Ships


Names Builders Commissioned Losses Transfers Discarding

LCS(S), 559 built

 

1942: 151 LCS(S) Mk 1

1943: 145 LCS(S) Mk 2

1944: 263 LCS(S) Mk 2

 

Soviet Union, 1944: 2

United Kingdom, 1943: 1

China, 1946-1947: 50

 


Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement full, t

LCS(S)1: 9.8

LCS(S)2: 10.3

Length, m

11.2

Breadth, m

3.30

Draught, m

1.07

No of shafts

1

Machinery

LCS(S)1: 1 petrol engine

LCS(S)2: 1 diesel

Power, h. p.

LCS(S)1: 250

LCS(S)2: 225

Max speed, kts

LCS(S)1: 12

LCS(S)2: 11.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil or petrol

Endurance, nm(kts)

LCS(S)1: 115 (12)

LCS(S)2: 135 (11.5)

Armament

LCS(S)1: 2 x 1 - 12.7/90 or 3 х 1 - 7.6/90 or (1 х 1 - 12.7/90, 2 х 1 - 7.6/90), 2 x 1 - 127 barrage RL

LCS(S)2: 1 x 1 - 12.7/90, 2 x 1 - 7.6/90, 2 x 12 - 114 barrage RL

Complement

6



Project history

small fire support craft.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

None.

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