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SEA LIFT vehicle landing ship (1967)


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Meteor 1980

Ships


No Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
T-LSV9 Sea Lift   Lockheed, Seattle 18.5.1964 17.4.1965 19.5.1967 vehicle cargo ship T-AKR9 Meteor 8.1969


Technical data


Displacement standard, t11130
Displacement full, t21700
Length, m

164.7

Breadth, m

25.3

Draught, m

8.20

No of shafts2
Machinery

2 sets De Laval geared steam turbines, 2 Combustion Engineering boilers

Power, h. p.19400
Max speed, kts

20

Fuel, t

oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

none

Military loadvehicles, cargo
Electronic equipmentTM1650, TM1660 radars
Complement54


Standard scale images


<i>Meteor </i>2000
Meteor 2000
<i>Meteor </i>1979
Meteor 1979
<i>Sea Lift </i>1968
Sea Lift 1968


Graphics


<i>Meteor </i>1980
Meteor 1980


Project history

Ro-Ro vehicle carrier built for MSTS by C4-ST-67A design, laid down as AK278. In 1969 she was reclassified as vehicle cargo ship T-AKR9 and in 1975 renamed Meteor.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.