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LCM(8) Type (Venezuela)

Country of Origin: Venezuela

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

 Name            Pendant     Status

 CURIAPO         LC-21       Active

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This former U.S. Army unit was transferred as a donation to Venezuela in April 1999. It is used for riverine transport and logistics support service.

HULL:The craft has an open cargo deck, a bow ramp and a small pilothouse aft. Carries up to 50 passengers. Cargo lift is 60 tons or 150 troops for short distances in a well deck measuring 42 ft (12.8...

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