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LCU (Mark 9) class

Country of Origin: Britain

ship list


 12 MARK 9 class MECHANIZED LANDING CRAFT UTILITY (LCM)

 Pendants

 L-702
 L-704 through L-711
 L-713 through L-715

description

The first nine units of the class are designated Mark 9M and were completed between 1963/1966. The last three units are designated Mark 9R and were completed in 1986. Six Mark 9M units were upgraded with Schottel propulsors (1998/1999) and were redesignated as Mark 9S.

status

All are active. All are operated by the Royal Marines as part of No. 539 Assault Squadron,...

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