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Name: LST 3019
Type: Landing Ship
Keel: 13/03/1944
Launched: 04/09/1944
Completed: 30/12/1944
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1818
Dimensions: 1468disp - 3710disp, 330.0 x 55.0 x 7.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl, 5500hp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 13.5knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 2 x 40mm, 2 x 2 x 20mm, 2 x 1 x 20mm guns
History:
30/12/1944 British Royal Navy
1947 Renamed VAAGSO
12/1959 Broken up
Comments: Tank Landing Ship - Mark 3
Designed to carry 18 x 40-ton tanks or more smaller tanks or vehicles
12/1959: Broken up at Faslane


Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo is courtesy of Photoship