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ARROMANCHES tank landing craft (1981 - 1987)


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Arezzo 2003

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp. Fate
Arromanches L105   Brooke Marine, Lowestoft   6.1.1981 31.7.1981 stricken 11.1994
Antwerp L106   Brooke Marine, Lowestoft   9.3.1981 14.8.1981 sold 11.1994
Andalsnes L107   James and Stone, Brightlingsea   16.3.1984 22.5.1984 stricken 2014
Abbeville L108   James and Stone, Brightlingsea   28.8.1984 9.11.1984 discarded 1994
Akyab L109   James and Stone, Brightlingsea   20.11.1984 21.12.1984 stricken 2010
Aachen L110   James and Stone, Brightlingsea   25.6.1986 12.2.1987 in service (2019)
Arezzo L111   James and Stone, Brightlingsea   18.11.1986 26.3.1987 stricken 2014
Agheila, 1994- Arromanches L112, 1994- L105   James and Stone, Brightlingsea   27.4.1987 12.6.1987 in service (2019)
Audemer L113   James and Stone, Brightlingsea   24.6.1987 21.8.1987 stricken 2013


Technical data


Displacement standard, t165
Displacement full, t

L105, 106: 282

L107-113: 290

Length, m

30.0 pp 33.3 oa

Breadth, m8.30
Draught, m

1.45 loaded

No of shafts2
Machinery

2 Doorman 8JTCWM diesels

Power, h. p.660
Max speed, kts

L105, 106: 10

L107-113: 9.2

Fuel, t

diesel oil 17

Endurance, nm(kts)900(9)
Armament

none

Military load

100 t of cargo

Electronic equipmentDecca 110 radar
Complement6


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<i>Arezzo </i>2003
Arezzo 2003


Project history

Replacement of Avon class.

Modernizations

2000, all survived: - Decca 110 radar; + Decca BridgeMaster-E 180 radar

Naval service

No significant events.