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LCM(8) Type (Philippines)

Country of Origin: Philippines

ship list


 6 MECHANIZED LANDING CRAFT (LCM) (U.S. LCM(8) Type)

 Pendant No.                  Status

 LCM-260 through LCM-265      Active

description

These landing craft were transferred to the Philippines on March 19, 1975, after service in the U.S. Navy. LCM-260 sank on Nov. 13, 1990, in a typhoon. It was salvaged and repaired.

status

All are active.

builders


 USA

characteristics

 Displacement:       58.8 tons light
                     118 tons full load
 Dimensions:
      length         73 ft 6 in (22.43 m) overall
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