Landing Ships
 

LST - Landing Ship Tank

 


  • Length:  327' 
  • Beam:  50' 
  • Displacement: 1,780 tons (lite); 3,880 tons (full)
  • Draft: 8' fwd; 14'4" aft (full load), unloading 2' 4" fwd 
  • Speed: 9 knots, 10.8 knots (max) 
  • Armament: 1- 3"/50 DP; 1 - 40mm; 6 - 20mm 
  • Complement: 8-10 officers, 115 enlisted 
  • Diesel engines, 2 - GM 12-567 
  • Twin screws, twin rudders
  • 2-6 LCVPs
LST = Large Slow Target

U.S. Navy Landing Ship Tank losses December 7, 1941 thru October 31, 1945

LST at Wikipedia
LCT at Wikipedia

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