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Landing Ship, Tank Mk1 Class (1942) LST Specification 

Maracaibo type:

Crew :

98 To LST Mk1 Class (1942) LST Ships :
Load 18 x 30 ton tanks or 22 x 25ton tanks or 33 x 3ton trucks;
175 troops.
Displacement : 4,800 tons.

Dimensions :

382ft x 64ft x 15ft(aft), 4ft bow;
116m x 19.5m x 4.6m(aft), 1.2m(bow).
Range : ?
Armament : 1 x twin 40mm, 6 x 20mm, 3 x Lewis guns;
2 x 4in smoke mortars.
Power plant : 2-shaft; reciprocating steam engine 3,000SHP.

Max Speed :

8kts.
Boxer type:

Crew :

169. To LST MK1 Class (1942) LST Ships :
Load 13 x heavy tanks or 20 x medium tanks plus 27 vehicles on upper deck.
Displacement : 3,620 tons; 5,410 tons deep load.

Dimensions :

400ft x 49ft x 14ft 6in;
(121.9m x 14.9m x 4.4m).
Range : 9,000nm @14kts.
Armament : 4 x 2pdr and 8 x 20mm guns;
2 x 4in smoke mortars.
Power plant : 2-shaft, steam turbines 7,000SHP.

Max Speed :

18kts beaching load, 16.5kts deep load.
This page last edited - 16 November, 2012.

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