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INTRODUCTION

ONI 226-AIIied Landing Craft and Ships-is designed to facilitate recognition of and to make available pertinent data regarding the characteristics of United States and British vessels which may engage in amphibious operations .

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Information of a nontechnical nature necessary for the recognition and use of land- ing craft , ships, and vehicles is provided in condensed form . Figures given are based on the best obtainable information. Experience has shown, however, that speed, endurance, and similar characteristics of these vessels may vary under opera- tional conditions , and data given here should not be accepted when in conflict with experience in the field. *

The following general principles form the basis for names and designated letters used in connection with equipment described herein.

vessels of less

than 150 feet length over-all, designed for

tion LC (Landing Craft) is therefore used, with appropriate modification to indicate particular types.

(b) At the date of issue of this publication, oceangoing vessels of over 200 feet

length over-all, specifically designed for landing operations, fall within the category

of Landing Ships .

land or

water are known as Landing Vehicles. The letters LV are used as a prefix for all designations referring to these types.

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established

in-

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be transmitted to the Division of

for vessels which are in either the design or the construction

within the various categories.

(c) Small units used in landing operations which

(a) The term Landing Craft is generally applied to non-oceangoing

use in landing operations . The designa-

LS is used as a prefix in special designations of these types .

are

capable

of

use

on

These type names have

been

officially

stage .

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further

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ance with the provisions of Article 76, U. S. Navy Regulations.

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R. E. Schuirmann Rear Admiral, U. S. Navy Director of Naval Intelligence

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LIST OF DESIGNATIONS

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Abbreviated

Full

Former

Abbreviated

Full

Former

Designation

Designation

Designation

Designation

Designation

Designation

CRAFT

SHIPS

LCA

Landing

Craft, Assault

 

ALC

LSB

LCA(HR)

Landing

Craft,

Assault (Hedgerow)

LSC

LCC

Landing Craft, Control

LSD

LCE

Landing Craft, Emergency Repair

LSE

LCF

Landing Craft,

Flak

BPC

LSF

LCG

Landing Craft, Gun

 

LCH

LCI

Landing Craft, Headquarters Landing Craft, Infantry

Giant

Raiding

LSG

LSH

LSI

 

Craft, APY

28' RC, CRC,

LSI( H)

LCM

LCN

LCP

Landing

Landing Craft, Navigational Landing Craft, Personnel

Craft,

Mechanized

MLC , TL , WL

LSM

LSP

LSS

LCP(N)

LCP(R)

Landing Craft, Personnel (Nested) Landing Craft, Personnel (Ramped)

R Craft

LCP(P)

,Y, T

LST

LSV

LCP(SY)

Landing Craft, Personnel (Survey)

BARGES

LCP(U)

Landing Craft, Personnel (Utility)

LBE

LCR

Landing Craft, Rubber

LBF

LCS

Landing

Craft, Support

 

LSC, HSC

LBK

LCS(R)

Landing Craft, Support (Rocket)

LBO

LCT

Landing

Craft, Tank

 

TLC, MTL

LBW

LCT(A)

Landing Craft, Tank

(Armored)

LBV

LCT(R)

Landing Craft, Tank (Rocket)

 

LCV

Landing

Craft,

Vehicle

VLC ,YR , TR

VEHICLES

LCVP

Landing Craft, Vehicle Personnel

LVT

LCW

Landing

Craft, Air Propelled

LVT(A)

1 ol/ /3d

Landing Ship, Bombardment Landing Ship, Carrier (Derrick-Hoisting) Landing Ship, Dock Landing Ship, Emergency Repair Landing Ship, Fighter Direction Landing Ship, Gantry Landing Ship, Headquarters Landing Ship, Infantry Landing Ship, Infantry (Hand-Hoisting) Landing Ship, Medium Landing Ship, Personnel Landing Ship, Stern-chute Landing Ship, Tank Landing Ship, Vehicle

Landing Barge, Emergency Repair Landing Barge, Flak LBG, LBS Landing Barge, Kitchen Landing Barge, Oiler Landing Barge, Water

Landing Barge, Vehicle

AA , BB, CC

Landing Vehicle, Tracked

Landing

Vehicle, Tracked (Armored)

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Builder

*

LCA

Landing

Craft,

Assault

UK

 

LCI(S)

Landing Craft, Infantry (Small)

 

UK

 

*

LCI(L)

(Large)

us

 

LCP(1)

Landing

Craft

, Personnel (Mark 1)

UK

LCP(2)

(Mark 2)

UK

LCP(S)

(Small)

UK

LCP(M)

(Medium)

UK

 

* LCP(L)

 

(Large)

us us us

UK

 

LCP(N)

(Nested)

 

* LCP(R)

 

(Ramped)

 

LCP(U)

(Utility)

 

* LCR(S)

Landing

Craft , Rubber (Small)

 

us us

* (Large)

LCR(L)

LCW

Landing Craft, Air Propelled

UK

VEHICLE AND TANK LANDING CRAFT

e

 

LBV(1)

Landing Barge, Vehicle (Mark 1)

UK

LBV(2)

(Mark

2)

UK

 

LCM(1)

LCM(2)

Landing Craft , Mechanized {Ma rk 1)

UK

(Mark 2)

us us

 

*

LCM(3)

(Mark 3)

 

LCM(4)

(Mark 4)

UK

LCM(5)

{Mark 5)

UK

LCM(6)

(Mark 6)

us

LCM(7)

(Mark 7)

UK

LCT(1)

Landing Craft , Tank (Mark

1)

UK

LCT(2)

(Mark 2)

 

UK

LCT(3)

(Mark 3)

UK

LCT(4)

(Mark 4)

UK

 

"' LCT(5)

 

(Mark 5)

us us

*

LCT(6)

(Mark 6)

 

LCT(8)

(Mark 8)

UK

LCT(9)

(Mark 9)

UK

e

* LCV

Landing Craft, Vehicle

us

 

LCV(2)

(Ma rk

2)

UK

*

LCVP

Landing

Craft , Vehicle , Personnel

us

Z -Li ghter

UK

LANDING CRAFT TYPES

*Major Operational Types

SUPPORT AND COMMAND CRAFT

Builder

AMPHIBIOUS VEHICLES-Con.

Builder

LBF

Landing

Barge, Flak

UK

* DUKW

21/z -Ton, 6 x 6, Amphibian Truck

LCA(HR) Landing Craft, Assault (Hedgerow)

UK

*JEEP

114-Ton, 4 x 4 , Amphibian Truck

us us

*

LCC(1)

Landing

Craft,

Controi -

(Mark

1)

us us

* LCC(2)

 

(Mark 2)

 
 

LCC

LCF(2)

Landing

Craft , Flak - - (Mark

2)

3)

 

UK

LCF(3)

(Mark

UK

LCF(4)

(Mark 4)

UK

LCG(M)

Landing Craft, Gun (Medium)

LCG(L)(3)

 

(Large)

-

UK (Mark 3) UK

LCG(L)(4)

(Large) -

(Mark

4)

UK

LCH

Landing

Craft,

Headquarter s

 

UK

LCI

Landing Craft, Infantry (Gunboat)

 

us

LCN

Landing Craft, Navigational

UK

LCP(SY)

Landing

Craft,

Personnel (Survey)

UK

*LCS(S)(1) Landing Craft,

Support (Smaii) -

(Mark 1)

LCS(S) (2)

(Smaii) -

(Mark

2)

LCS(M)(1)

{Medium) -

(Mark 1)

LCS(M)(2)

(Medium) -

(Mark

2)

LCS(M){3)

(Medium) - (Mark

3)

LCS(L)(1)

(Large) -

(Mark

1)

LCS(L)(2)

(Large)-

(Mark 2)

* LCS(L) (3) LCS(R) LCT(A) LCT(R) PGM

(Large)-(Mark 3) (Rocket) Landing Craft, Tank (Armored) Landing Craft, Tank (Rocket) Motor Gunboat

AMPHIBIOUS VEHICLES

 

L VT(1)

Landing Vehicle,

 
 

Track e d -

(Mark

1)

*

LVT(2)

(Mark 2)

*

LVT(3)

(Mark 3)

*

*

*

*

LVT(4)

LVT(A)(1)

LVT(A)(2)

L VT(A)(3)

LVT(A)(4)

(Mark 4)

(Armored) -

-

(Armored) -

(Armored)-(Mark 4)

(Armored)

1)

(Mark 2)

(Mark

(Mark 3)

us us

UK

UK

UK

UK

UK

us

UK

UK

UK

us

us

us us

us

us us

us us

TERRAPIN 1

 

UK

TERRAPIN 2

UK

REPAIR AND SUPPLY CRAFT

LBE

Landing

Barge , Emergency Repair

UK

LBK

Landing Barge, Kitchen

UK

LBO

Landing Barge, Oiler

UK

LBW

Landing Barge, Water

UK

*LCE

Landing Craft, Emergency Repair

UK

SHIPS

LSB

Landing Ship, Bombardment

UK

LSC

Landing

Ship , Carrier

UK

*LSD

(Derrick-Hoisting) Landing Ship, Dock

us

LSE

Landing Ship, Emergency Repair

UK

LSF

Landing Ship, Fighter Direction

UK

LSG

Landing Ship, Gantry

UK

LSH

Landing Ship, Headquarters

UK

*LSI(H)

Landing Ship , Infantry (Hand-Hoisting) UK

LSI(S)

(Small)

UK

LSI(M)

(Medium)

UK

LSI(L)

(Large)

UK

*LSM

Landing Ship, Medium

UK

LSP

Landing

Ship, Personnel

UK

LSS

Landing Ship, (Stern-chute)

UK

LST

Landing

Ship , Tank

UK

LST(1)

(Class 1)

UK

* LST

us

LST{3)

(Class 3)

UK

LST{4)

(Class 4)

UK

LSV

Landing Ship

Vehicle

us

AGC

Amphibious Force Flagship

us us

* APe

Coastal Transport (Small)

*APD

High Speed Transport (Destroyer)

us us

* ARL

Landing Craft, Repair Ship

U. S. AND BRITISH LANDING CRAFT

 

Type

Capacity

 

Length

 

Beam

 

Draft

 

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Weight

or displ.

 

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Speed

(Knots)

 

Endur-

once

 

Armament

 

Armor

Crew

 

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(Miles)

 
 

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BARGES

 

LBE ,

Landil)g

Barge,

3 ton workshop lorry

 

75

'- 85

'

18 ' - 23

'

4 ' 0 '' - 4 ' 6 ''

 

6 max .

 

360

@

One

20

mm

.

10-lb .

steel

plating

18 - 24

Emerge ncy Repair

 

mean (loaded)

 

5 kts .

Oerlikon

 

over cabin

 

LBF,

Landing

Barge,

Crew

only

and

16

60

'- 90

'

19 '- 24

'

5 ' mean

 

6-7 max .

 

300

@

Two

40

mm

.

3 "

concrete

bottom

6

Flak

Army

5

kts .

Bofors, two 20

and sides, 4' 6" up

 

max.

mm.

Hispano

 

(cont.)

or

2

twin

 
 

Lewis guns.

LBK,

Landing

Barge

,

Provisions

for

900

79

'

21 '

3 ' 6 "

est .

300 @

5

None

 

21/z"

plastic

to

fuel

25

Kitchen

 

men for

1

week

 

k t s.

 

tanks,

engines,

and

 

est.

steering shelter

   

'

'

   

LBO,

Landing

Barge ,

40 ton s in tank

 

80 ' - 90

 

20 '-

23 '

4 ' 6

' - 6

' 0 ''

6

max .

360

@

1

twin

. 303

21/z" plastic on fuel,

Oiler

mean

(loaded)

 

5 kts . Lewis gun gas tanks, and steer-

 

ing shelter; 5-lb. plat- ing over engine; 3 " concrete sides to hold

LBW,

Landing

Barge ,

40

tons in

tank

 

80 '- 90 '

20' - 23'

4 '6' ' - 6 ' 0 ''

 

6

max.

360

@

1

twin

. 303

21/z" plastic on

fuel

Water

mean

(loaded)

 

5 kts .

Lew is gun

 

gas tanks, and steer- ing shelter; 5-lb. plat- ing over engine; 3"

 
 

concrete sides to hold

LBV(1 ) , (2) , Landing

 

100

Ions,

(approx

.);

70'

18 '

4 '

to

4 ' 6 "

 

3- 5

ma x.

 

360

@

Concrete hull

sides ;

Barge , Vehicle

two 3 - ton or three

1

5-

mean (loaded)

(loaded)

5

kts .

21/z"

plast ic to gas

(Small), (Mark 1, 2) cwt. lorries

 

(Mk. 2)

 

tanks

when fitted ; 2

 

portable steel bulk-

heads

inboard

of

ramp

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Draft

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BARGES-Con.

LBV(1 ), (2), Landing

Barge'

(Medi um)-

Vehicle

(Mark

1 50

two 6-pdr . guns and 3

3-ton

15-cwt.

and two 30-cwt.

(approx .) ;

tons,

or

one

20 '

to

4 ' 6 "

mean (loaded)

lorries ;

lorries,

two

1' 2)

lorry,

lorries

200

two 6-pdr. guns and 3

lorries;

3-ton

lorries,

lorry, and two 30-cwt.

lorries

Six 15 ton tanks or ten

!

LBV(1 ), (2) Landing Barge, Vehicle

(Large)-

tons

or

one

(approx.) ; i 82'

two

I

15-cwt. I

23'

4 '

mean (loaded)

to

4 ' 6 "

Mark (1),(2)

Z-Lighter

134'

30 '

for'd, 4 '

aft, 3 ' (mean)

2 '2"

 

6-wheeled

lorries or

nine 4-wheeled lorries and 95 tons fresh water

CRAFT

LCA , Landing Assault

Craft,

35 troops and 800 lb. equipment

LCA(HR)

Landing

Crew only

Craft ,

Assault

(Hedgerow)

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41

a .

'

6

"

' 6 "

with

80

ton

load

 

\

1 ' 9

"

 

for'd

2

'

3 "

aft

(loaded)

1

' 9 "

 

for'd

2

'

3 "

aft

1 0

'

1 0 '

I (loaded)

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112'

18 '6"

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STATISTICAL TABLE

I Endur- Weight Speed ance Armament Armor Crew or Displ. (Knots) (Miles) I i !
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Endur-
Weight
Speed
ance
Armament
Armor
Crew
or Displ.
(Knots)
(Miles)
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3- 5
max.
360
@
Concrete
hull
sides;
(loaded)
5 kts .
(Mk . 2)
21/z"
plastic
to
gas
tanks when
fitted ;
2 portable steel bulk-
heads
inboard
of
ramp
6
max .
360 @
k t s .
Concrete
hull
sides;
(loaded)
5
21/z"
plastic
to
gas
(Mk. 2)
tanks when
fitted;
2
portable
steel
bulk-
heads
inboard
of
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ramp
236miles
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1 3
Ions
6 (loaded);
50 - 80
1
Bren
gun;
10-lb. DIHT to bulk-
4
plus
1
(max.)
10 max.
@ 7kts.
two
(light)
(loaded)
Lewis
. 3 0
guns;
3
heads,
hull
sides;
off. per3
7.8-lb. DIHT to decks
craft
65
@
two 2 " mortars
10
kts .
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1 3
tons
10
max.
so - 8o
24 rr.ortars
1 0-lb . DIHT
to bulk-
4
plvs
1
(max.)
@ 7 kts.
(loaded)
heads, hull sides;
7.8-lb. DIHT deck
off . per3
craft.
65
@
10
kts.
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75.5 tons
20
max.
One
3- pdy
1 7
kts .
20
mm.,
1
I
c rusi in g
gu n , 4
M
G.

V. S. AND BRITISH LANDING CRAFT

 

Type

Capacity

CRAFT-Con.

 

LCC(1 ), landing

Craft ,

Crew

only

Co nt roi-( Mar k 1)

 

LCC(2~, Landing Craft ,

Crew

only

Contro -

(Mark 2)

 

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LCE,

landin g

Craft ,

Crew and

repair

gear

Emer ge ncy Repair

 

LCF(2)( landing Craft ,

Crew only

; 68

Flak -

Ma rk 2)

gun crew

LCF(3), landing Craft,

Crew only ; 50

 

Flak -( Mark 3) gun crew

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LCF(4), landing Craft,

Flak - (Ma rk 4) crew

Crew only; 50- 54 gun

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LCG(l) (3), Landing

( raft, Gun (la rge)- (Mark 3)

Crew only; 23 gun crew

l ength

Beam

56 '

1

3 ' 7 "

56 '

1

5 '

36 ' 3 "

10 ' 10 "

159 ' 11 "

31

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195 '9 "

31

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187 ' 3"

38 '8 "

192 '

31 I

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Weight

or Di spl.

 

Draft

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3 ' 111/z" ma x.

 

30

ton s

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3 ' 11 "

max .

30

tons

 

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3 '

23,500 lb . (max .)

3 ' 6 " 7 ' 6 "

for' d

aft

455 tons

(loaded)

 

2 ' 5

" for'd

 

440 tons

 

6 ' 9 " aft (light)

(light)

370

tons

(light)

3 ' 6 "

fo r' d

500

tons

6 ' 0 "

aft

(loaded)

Speed

(Knots)

Endur-

ance

 

Armament

I

Armor

Crew

(Miles)

 

I

 

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13 .5

500

@

3 twin

.50

cal.

1 /4" STS on br idg e

1 4

max .

10

kts. ;

 

M .G .

and cockpits

240

@

max.

 

13. 5

500

@

2 twin

.50 cal.

W'

STS

on

bridge

14

10 kts.;

 

M .G.

and cockpits

250

@

max.

 

9

80

@

None

10-lb . DIHT on

en-

10

max.

 

gine sides, bulkhead s,

speed

hull sides

11 . 5

2 , 000

 

2

twin 4 "

DP ,

20 - lb . DIHT or 2112''

1 3

(load e d)

@

10

three 20 mm .

pla stic

to bridge , gun

max.

kt s.

deck

9 1 / z max .

2 I

700

 

Eight

2-pdr.

15-lb.

DIHT to

gun

1 2

@

91/z

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pompoms and

shields and positions ;

kts .

four

20

mm .

plastic

on bridge

 

(LCF

3- 6),

or

 

1 four

2

pdr.

 

pompoms and eight 20 mm .

 

(LCF 7- 18)

9 .5

max .

1 11

0 0

Four 2 pdrs.

15-lb. DIHT to

gun-

12

(loaded)

@ 8

kts.

Eight 20 mm .

shield s and positions; plastic on bridge

101/z max .

2 , 700

 

Two

4 ". 7

OF

25-lb. DIHT to sid e

1 5

@ 9kts .

Naval

guns ;

of

gun

deck,

blast

 

two 20 mm . or

screens ,

sides

of

two

2

pdr.

magazines

pompoms

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Length

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LCG(L) (4), Landing

I Crew only; 23 gun crew

187 ' 3"

Craft,

Gun

(Large)-

 

(Mark 4)

LCG(M),

Landing

 

Crew only

 

154 '6 "

Craft, Gun (Medium)

 

LCH ,

Landing

Craft,

(S t a

t i s t i c s

same as

Headquarters

LCI (L))

LCI (L)-(1 - 350),

 

6 officers, 182 enlisted

158 ' 5'/ 2 "

Landing Craft , lnfan - men or 75 tons cargo try (Large)

L

c I ( L ) -

(351-) I

 

9 officers, 196 enlisted

158 ' 5'/ 2 "

Landing

Craft,

lnfan-

men, 32 tons cargo

try (Large)

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Beam

38 ' 8 "

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Draft

3 ' 6 "

6

'0 "

for'd

aft

Weight or

Speed

Displ.

(Knots)

500

tons

10

(loaded)

22 '4 "

6 ' 3'//' (mean)

270

tons

(loaded) 5'6" operating

(light)

23'3"

2'8 "

lor'd

380

tons

4'10"

aft

(I oa de d)

(landing)

216

tons

3'1 1 / z"(mean)

(light) 234

 

tons (land-

in g)

23 ' 3 "

3 '

lor'd, 5 ' 0"

250

tons

1 Jl/z

16

loaded)

(max.

Endur-

ance

(Miles)

1 I

@

1 0 0

8

kts .

4,000

12

kts. (beach- ing draft) ; 500 @ 15 kts .

@

0~

1 ,5 00

@

kts .

8,000

12

Armament

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4 ". 7

OF

·

Naval

guns ;

two 20 mm . or

two

2

pdr.

pompoms

Two 17 pdr. or 25 pdr. Army

guns;

two

20

mm; 2 smaller M .G.

Four 20

mm .

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Five 20

mm .

a

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(landing)

(landing)

@

12

5 '8"for'd,5'8"

387

tons

kts.

aft (loaded)

(loaded)

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DIHT to side

of

gun

deck,

blast

screens,

sides

of

magazines

 

2 "

NC

hull

sides,

control station ; 1 " NC deck over engines

and mag .; 15-l~. DIHT to gun pas- lions, conning tower

1

2 "

plastic

on

guns,

conning

and

pilot-

house sides

 

2 "

plastic

on

guns,

conning

and

pilot-

house sides

Crew

1 5

30

24

28

U.S. AND BRITISH LANDING CRAFT

 

Type

 

Capacity

 

Length

Beam

 

Draft

Weight or

Displ.

Speed

(Knots)

Endur-

once

Armament

 

Armor

 

Crew

 

I

(Miles)

CRAFT-Con.

LCI(S), Landing Craft ,

I

I

102 fully equipped

 

1 OS ' 1 "

21 ' 4

"

2 '1 0 "

for'd

63

tons

15

max .

550

@

Four 20

mm.

1 0-lb. DIHT to deck,

17

Infantry (Small)

i troops and 18 bicycles

 

I

3 ' 8" aft (load-

(light) 100

131/ 4 max.

1 5

kts. ;

(2 fitted); two

sides,

gun

positions,

 

1

ed)

 

tons

(cont.)

700

@

. 303 Lewis

generator, and

for'd

 

(loaded)

12 1 / z

guns

bulkhead;

1f4' '

plat-

 

kts.

ing to bridge

LCM

(1),

Landing

Tanks or trucks of less

\

44

'8 "

14 '0 "

 

1

' 6

"

for'd

35

tons

7.5

56

@

Two

. 3 0 3

8 or 10-lb. bulwarks,

6

plus

1

Craft,

Me.chanized-

 

than 16 tons total, or

 

4

' 0

"

aft

(loaded)

7.5 kts.

Lewis guns

deck, control, and

off.per3

(Mark 1)

 

100

men

or

mixed

1

(loaded), 1 '4''

21

tons

fuel tanks

craft

 

loads; some

units can

for'd, 2 ' 9" aft

(light)

 

carry

171;4

tons

in-

(light)

 

creasing mean

draft 1

 

inch

LCM

(2),

Landing

1 light tank (1 37'2 tons)

 

45 '

14 ' 1 "

 

3 ' (mean)

 

58

,000 lb.

7.5

75

@

Two

.so

cal.

1/ 4"

on conllol station

4

Craft,

Mechanized-

 

or 30,000 lb. cargo, or

 

7 .5

kts.

M.G.

(Mark 2)

 

100 troops

max.

LCM

(3),

Landing

One

30-ton

tank

or

I

50'

1 4 ' 1"

 

3'for ' d, 4'aft

52 ,000

lb.

11

max.

850

@

Two

.50

cal.

1/ 4' '

HTS to

control

4

Craft,

Mechanized-

 

60,000

lb .

cargo

or

 

(light)

(light)

8 (loaded)

61/4;140

M.G.

station; British

fitting

(Mark 3)

 

60

troops;

Bureau

 

52

Ions

@

11

bulletproof mattresses

 
 

type

carries

120,000 i

 

(loaded)

 

kts.

lb. cargo

 

I

LCM

(6),

Landing

One

30-ton

tank

or

56 '

14 ' 1"

 

3 ' for ' d ,

4 ' aft

52,000 lb.

11

1 850

@

Two

.50

cal.

1/ 4"

HTS

to

control

4

plus

1

Craft,

Mechanized-

 

60,000

lb.

cargo

or

(light)

(light)

 

61/4;150

M.G.

station; British

fitting

off.per3

(Mark 6)

 

60

troops;

Bureau

 

@

11

b uII etproof mattresses

craft

(6

 

type

carries

120,000

 

I

kts.

British)

lb. cargo

 

LCM

(7),

Landing

One

3 0-to n

 

3' 6 "

 

(max .)

23 tons

11

200 @

Craft,

Mechani1ed-

 

Hold-35'

X

Ian k 1 3'6 "

 

(light)

11

kts .

ONI ZZ6

Publication and Distributi on Bran ch- Division of Naval Intelli~ence

Type

Capacity

CRAFT-Con.

30- 36 troops or 6 ,700-

Navigational 8 ,100 lb . cargo ; fuel

space may reduce this figure

LCN ,

Landing

Craft ,

Le ngth

I

I I

I

I

1,6

Beam

10 '9 11

LCP(1 ), Landing Craft, Personnei- (Mark 1)

 

18

men

20

'

6

'

LCP(2) , Landing Craft,

18

men

25

'6

11

6

'3 11

Personn e

i-

(Mark 2)

LCP(L) ,

Landing

30 - 36 troops or 6 , 700-

36 ' 8

"

1 0 ' 1 0 "

Craft

Personnel

 

8 ,100

lb.

cargo; fuel

 

(Large) (U . S. Type)

space may reduce this

 

figure

 

(U . K. Type)

 

25 equipped troops

or

36' 8 11

10 ' 10 11

 

6700- 8100

lb .

cargo

(o.

a.)

LCP(M) ,

Landing

20 troop s

38 ' 11 II

1 0 ' 1 II

Craft ,

Per sonnel

 

(Medium)

 

LCP(S)

Landing i

20

troop s, or 6

litters

29 ' 6 "

8 ' 9 "

Craft ,

Personnel

I

and

1 0 troops, or

25

(Small)

! unequipped

 

i

I

I

I

!

Draft

2'6 11 aft (light)

aft

3

(loaded)

' 6

II

2 ' 6 " aft(light)

3 I 6 (loaded)

f I

II

a

2 ' 6 "

3 I

(loaded)

aft (I ight) aft

II

6

for ' d

1

f I

(loaded)

1 ' 4 " (I ight)

mean(loaded)

mean 1 ' 9 11

2 1 1

I

7

II

II

a

 

Speed

(Knots)

 

I

Endur-

Weight or

Displ.

   

once

(Mile s)

 

I

I

18 ,000

lb .

1 1

max

.

80-

(loaded)

(loaded)

ear I y

 

I y p e s ;

120

@

11

kts.

200 on

I a

I e

r

types

2 ,000

lb .

Towed

(light)

4,000

lb .

10

30

@

(light)

10

kts.

max .

 

(l oad e d )

18 , 000

lb .

8

max .

so

(loaded);

(loaded)

 

(gaso-

13,000 lb.

 

line)

(light)

130

(Diesel)

18 ,000

lb .

9 - 11

max

.

120 @.

(loaded) ;

(loaded)

full

13 ,000 lb .

 

speed

(li ght)

 

(loaded)

T. (light )

41/

2

7 1 /4 T. (loaded)

3

(light)

5 1 /z

I o

n s

Ion s

I (loaded)

71/z

(loaded)

max .

8

(loaded)

max .

@

112

71/z kts .

120

8 kts .

@

STATISTICAL TABLE

I

'

Armament

Armor

 

Crew

 

I

I

I

I

I

I

I

 

Two

. 30

cal.

Thre e 1 /4 11

transverse

 

3

plus 1

M .G .;

early

unarmed

bulkheads

off. per3

type

 

craft

or

one

.303

 

Lewi s gun

 

2

3

 

I

 

Two M .G .

. 30

cal.

Three transverse 1 0-lb . bulkheads

 

3

One

3

Som e

be ing

fitted

3

Lewis

. 3 0 gun

with 10-lb . plating

 

men , 1 off.

per

 

3 craft

 

On e

. 3 0

3

None

3

plus

1

Le w is

gun

off . per3

 

craft

 

I

 

On e

. 3 0

3

None

3

I Lewis gun

 
 

I

I

U. S. AND BRITISH LANDING CRAFT

 

Type

Capacity

 

Length

 

Beam

 

I

I

CRAFT-Con.

 

LCP(N)

Landing

13 troops

 

32

'

7 '10 "

Craft,

Personnel

(Nested)

LCP(R)

Landing

30- 36 troops or 6, 700-

 

35

'10 "

10 '9

"

Craft,

Personnel

8,100

lb.

cargo;

fuel

(Ramped)

space may reduce ca- pacify

 

LCP(SY),

Landing

(No

data

available)