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BAHIA ZAPZURRO (240) class

Country of Origin: Ecuador

ship list


 1 BAHIA ZAPZURRO-class MECHANIZED LANDING CRAFT (LCM)
      (ex-U.S. LCM-8 Type)

 Name              Pendant No.    Status

 BAHIA ZAPZURRO    240            Active

description

The craft was acquired from the U.S. Navy in 1993.

Cargo lift is 60 tons or 150 troops for short distances in a well deck measuring 42 ft (12.8 m) by 14 ft 1 in (4.3 m). Such craft are capable of carrying one medium tank or 55 tons of cargo or (for short distances) up to 200 troops.

status

Active.

builders


 United States

characteristics


 Displacement:       34 tons light
                     125 tons full load
 Dimensions:
      length         69 ft 6 in (21.92 m) overall
      beam           20 ft 7 in ( 6.31 m)
      draft           5 ft 3 in ( 1.60 m) maximum
 Propulsion:         1 diesel; 675 total bhp; 1 shaft
 Performance:
      speed          12 knots
      range          190 nm at 12 knots
 Manning:            5 total
 Combat Systems:
      guns           1 or 2 12.7-mm machine guns

issues and notes

None.

operational notes

None.

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