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LCM(8) Type (Germany)

Country of Origin: Germany

ship list

    (U.S. LCM-8 Type)

 Name                 Pendant   Status

 SARDELLE             LCM-14    Stricken
 KRABBE (ex-L-782)    LCM-23    Stricken
 MUSCHEL (ex-L-784)   LCM-25    Stricken
 KORALLE (ex-L-785)   LCM-26    Stricken


These mechanized landing craft were based on the design of the U.S. LCM(8) landing craft. The class was completed during 1966/1967. LCM-23 was reactivated on June 14, 1995, and converted for use as an oil-spill skimmer...

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