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LD-40 (LCM) class (Uruguay)

Country of Origin: Uruguay

ship list


 2 LD-40 class MECHANIZED LANDING CRAFT (LCM)
    (U.S. LCM(6) class)

 Pendant      Status

 LD-40        Stricken
 LD-41        Active
 LE-42        Active

description

The class carries 30 tons of cargo. An enclosed pilothouse was installed in Uruguay. LD-41 was transferred by lease from the U.S. in October 1972.

status

L-41 and L-42 are in active service.

builders


 LD-41: USA
 LD-42: Servicio de Construcciones y Reparaciones de la Armada (S.R.C.A,),
           Punta Lobos, Montevideo, Uruguay

characteristics


 Displacement:       24 tons standard
                     57 tons full load
 Dimensions:
      length         56 ft      (17.07 m) overall
      beam           14 ft 3 in ( 4.37 m)
      draft           3 ft 8 in ( 1.17 m) maximum
 Propulsion:         2 General Motors Detroit Diesel type 4-71
                       diesels; 450 total bhp; 2 shafts
 Performance:
      speed          10 knots
      range          130 nm at 9 knots
 Manning:            5 total

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