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Re: What kind of ship is this?

February 17 2008 at 5:52 PM
Anonymous  (Login Ayrdale)
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Response to What kind of ship is this?

Looks like a busted up LCI Gunboat. The "big" gun is a rocket launcher.....

LCI(G)-1 class Landing Craft, Infantry (Gunboat):
Displacement: 387 tons (full load)
Length: 160'
Beam: 23'3"
Draft: 2'10" forward, 5'3" aft (landing)
Speed: 15.5 knots
Armament: 2-3 40mm, 3-4 20mm, 6 .50 cal, 10 Mk 7 & 2 Mk 22 rocket launchers
Complement: 5 officers, 65 enlisted
8 GM diesel engines, twin screws

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