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LCU1627 utility landing craft (1967 - 1969)


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LCU1629 1983

Ships


No Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
LCU1627     General Ship, East Boston     1967 in service (2019)
LCU1628, 1999- ASDV3     General Ship, East Boston     1968 swimmer delivery vehicle 1999, stricken 2016
LCU1629     Southern SB, Slidell     1968 in service (2019)
LCU1630     Southern SB, Slidell     1968 in service (2019)
LCU1631     General Ship, East Boston     1968 in service (2019)
LCU1632     General Ship, East Boston     1968 in service (2019)
LCU1633     General Ship, East Boston     1968 in service (2019)
LCU1634     General Ship, East Boston     1968 in service (2019)
LCU1635     General Ship, East Boston     1968 in service (2019)
LCU1636     General Ship, East Boston     1968 auxiliary 1972
LCU1637     Pacific Coast Eng., Alameda     1968 stricken 2009
LCU1638     Marinette Marine     1969 auxiliary 1972
LCU1639     Marinette Marine     1969 auxiliary 1972
LCU1640     Marinette Marine     1969 auxiliary 1972
LCU1641     Marinette Marine     1969 stricken 2002
LCU1642     Marinette Marine     1969 auxiliary 1972
LCU1643     Marinette Marine     1969 in service (2019)
LCU1644     Marinette Marine     1969 in service (2019)
LCU1645     Marinette Marine     1969 in service (2019)


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


LCU1627 1967
LCU1627 1967


Graphics


LCU1629 1983
LCU1629 1983


Project history

Development of LCU1610 subclass. Had 36.9x7.6m cargo deck and 4.5m-wide bow ramp.

Modernizations

1980s, all: + LN-66 or SPS-53 radar

Naval service

One craft became ASDV (auxiliary swimmer delivery vehicle).