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LCU1610 utility landing craft (1957 - 1960)


Photo



ASDV1 1999

Ships


No Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
LCU1610   380 Christy Corp., Sturgeon Bay     1957 auxiliary 1972
LCU1611   381 Christy Corp., Sturgeon Bay     1958 auxiliary 1972
LCU1612   382 Christy Corp., Sturgeon Bay     1957 auxiliary 1972
LCU1613     Gunderson Bros., Portland     1959 stricken 1993
LCU1614     Gunderson Bros., Portland     1957 stricken 2001
LCU1615     Gunderson Bros., Portland     1957 auxiliary 1972
LCU1616     Gunderson Bros., Portland     1959 in service (2019)
LCU1617     Gunderson Bros., Portland     1959 in service (2019)
LCU1618     Gunderson Bros., Portland     1959 auxiliary 1990s
LCU1619     Gunderson Bros., Portland     1959 in service (2019)
LCU1620     Southern SB, Slidell     1959 auxiliary 1972
LCU1621, 1999- ASDV1     Southern SB, Slidell     1959 swimmer delivery vehicle 1999, stricken 2006
LCU1622     Southern SB, Slidell     1959 auxiliary 1972
LCU1623, 1999- ASDV2     Gunderson Bros., Portland     1960 swimmer delivery vehicle 1999, stricken 2016
LCU1624     Gunderson Bros., Portland     1960 stricken 2002


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

172

Displacement full, t

353

Length, m

38.9 wl 41.3 oa

Breadth, m

8.85

Draught, m

at landing: 1.07 fore 1.83 aft

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 General Motors diesels

Power, h. p.

1000

Max speed, kts

11

Fuel, t

diesel oil 13

Endurance, nm(kts)

1200(8)

Armament

2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10 or 2 x 1 - 12.7/90

Military load

4 medium or 3 heavy tanks or 180 t of cargo or 400 troops

Complement10


Standard scale images


LCU1610 1957
LCU1610 1957


Graphics


<i>ASDV1</i> 1999
ASDV1 1999


Project history

Development of LCT(6) architecture with straight cargo deck. Had 36.9x7.6m cargo deck and 4.5m-wide bow ramp.

Modernizations

1980s, all: + LN-66 radar

Naval service

Two craft became ASDV (auxiliary swimmer delivery vehicles).