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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: 2300disp, 330.0 x 55.3 x 12.4(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: Designed to carry 10 x tanks and 15 x vehicles
12/1959: Broken up at Faslane


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