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Name: L S T 3017
Type: Tank Landing Craft
Launched: 28/11/1944
Completed: 09/06/1945
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 679
Dimensions: 2256disp, 4820dwt, 347.0 x 55.2 x 8.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Q4cyl (18.5, 31, 38.5 & 38.5 x 30ins), 5500hp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
1945 British Royal Navy
01/07/1946 Royal Australian Navy
1948 Renamed TARAKAN
12/03/1954 Broken up
Comments: 25/01/1950: Damaged by an internal explosion whilst at Garden Island, Sydney
Not repaired but laid up in reserve
12/03/1954: Sold for breaking up by EA Marr & Sons Pty Ltd, Mascot, NSW