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Sea Truck/Model 512 (LF-91) design

Country of Origin: Ecuador

ship list


 0 British Rotork Sea Truck/Model 512-Type LANDING CRAFT

 Pennant      Pennant
 LF 91        LF 94
 LF 92        LF 95
 LF 93        LF 96

description

These landing craft were built in Great Britain specifically for sale to Ecuador. They had a glass-reinforced plastic (GRP) hull and a bow door/ramp. The craft had a shallow draft for beaching. They could carry 4 tons of cargo.

status

These craft were purchased in 1979. All were stricken in the late 1990s.

builders

 Rotork Marine Ltd., Poole, U.K.

characteristics

 DISPLACEMENT
   Standard                5 tons
   Full load               9 tons

 DIMENSIONS
   Length                  41 ft 8 in (12.7 m) overall
   Beam                    10 ft 6 in ( 3.2 m)

 PROPULSION
   Main                    2 x Volvo type AQD YOA diesels
   Power                   240 total bhp; 2 shafts

 PERFORMANCE
   Speed                   26 knots (light)

issues and notes

None.

operational notes

None.

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