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US Army LCU-1591
LCU-1466 Class Landing Craft Tank:
Laid down in 1954, unknown builder
Launched in 1954
Placed in service in 1954
Retired in April 1990
Acquired in October 1991 by Columbia, renamed ARC Morrosquillo
Current Disposition, active as of April 2009
Displacement 180 t.(lt), 360 t.(fl)
Length 119' (ovl.)
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
two twin 20mm AA gun mounts, one port, one starboard,2 .50 cal. machine guns
Armor 2 1/2" wheelhouse, 2" gun shield
Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 shafts, Shaft horsepower 675 bhp per shaft
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Last Updated 17 April 2009
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