|Name||No||Yard No||Builder||Laid down||Launched||Comp.||Fate|
|Ardennes||L4001||417||Brooke Marine, Lowestoft||27.8.1975||29.7.1976||1977||stricken 3.1999|
|Arakan||L4003||418||Brooke Marine, Lowestoft||16.2.1976||23.5.1977||9.6.1978||stricken 3.1999|
|Displacement standard, t||870|
|Displacement full, t||1663|
70.0 pp 72.2 oa
|No of shafts||
2 Mirrlees-Blackstone GWSL 8-MGR2 diesels
|Power, h. p.||
|Max speed, kts||
diesel oil 150
5 tanks, 34 troops or 355 t of cargo
They were operated by the Army's Royal Corps of Transport, more as ferries than as warships, although they were designed to replace the wartime LCT(8) type. They were unarmed, but can carry five 70t tanks or up to twenty-four standard 20ft containers, plus thirty-four troops.
No significant events.
Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.