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Mechanized Landing Craft LCM

Specifications
LCM-6 LCM-8
Displacement (light 58 LTONs
Displacement (full load, approx.) 137,600 lbs. 105 tons (95.5 metric tons) full load
Length Overall (nominal, hull) 56 ft. 0 in.73.7 feet (22.5 meters)
Beam (nominal, over guards) 14 ft. 4 in.21 feet (6.4 meters)
Draft (max. full load) 4 ft. 3 in.3.5 feet (light); 5 feet (loaded)
Hoisting Weight (max) 69,600 lbs. 53 tons
Deck area 620 square feet.
Fuel Capacity 768 gals.
Cargo Capacity 68,800 lbs. or
80 troops
1- M60 tank or
200 troops
Propulsion Engine (hp) 600 shp per engine at 2300 rpm2- Detroit 12V-71 Diesel engines;
680hp sustained; twin shafts
Speed 9 kts (10.3 mph, 16.6 kph)12 kts (13.8 mph, 22.2 kph)
Range 130 miles at 9 kts 332 nautical miles at 11 knots (light)
271 nautical miles at 9 knots (loaded)
190 miles at 9kts full load
Crew 5 persons
Hull Construction Steel



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