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LCU1625 utility landing craft (1965)


Ships


No Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
LCU1625     Southern SB, Slidell     1965 auxiliary 1972


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

190

Displacement full, t

405

Length, m

32.4 wl 35.5 oa

Breadth, m

10.4

Draught, m

at landing: 1.07 fore 1.98 aft

No of shafts

2 vertical-axis propellers

Machinery

2 Gray Marine diesels

Power, h. p.

680

Max speed, kts

8

Fuel, t

diesel oil 11

Endurance, nm(kts)

1200(6)

Armament

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

Military load

4 medium or 3 heavy tanks or 170 t of cargo or 350 troops

Complement14


Standard scale images


LCU1625 1965
LCU1625 1965


Project history

An LCU1466 design with vertical-axis propellers. Had 15.8x9.0m cargo deck and 4.3m-wide bow ramp.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.