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LCG (M) 101 (G.B.)

Postby D. v. Nieuwenhuijzen » Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:09 pm

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Built in 1944 by Stocton, Thornaby ? launced 11-04-1944 for the Royal Navy.
Landing Craft Gun (Medium) displacement 308 tons, max.380 tons, L:47.10m. B:6.81m. Draft:2.10m. max.2.44m. 2 Paxman diesels:1000 hp. 2 shafts, 11.75 kn. Endurance 1730 n.m. (11.7 kn) armament:2 x 1 - 76/55 17pdr QF Mk III, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, complement:31.
These craft had the special ballast tanks allowing the ship laid aground on shoal for decrease of perceptibility.
(Sint Maarten 2019, 8 x 100 cent, StG.?)

For more information see
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Scheldt
https://www.strijdbewijs.nl/walcheren/bunkertour5.htm
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