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Harbor Utility Craft - YFU-100
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Landing Craft Utility - 1610


LCU-1610 Class Landing Craft Utility:
  • Laid down, date unknown, at Christy Corporation, Sturgeon Bay WI.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service, date unknown
  • Reclassified Harbor Utility Craft YFU-100, August 1972
  • Final Dispassion, disposted of by scrapping, dismantling 20 February 2005
    Specifications:
    Displacement 200 tons (lt.) 375 t.(fl)
    Length 134' 9"
    Beam 29'
    Draft 6' 1"
    Speed 11 kts
    Radar, navigation LN-66 or SPS-53, one band
    Range1200 miles at 8 kts
    Cargo Capacity 170 tons
    Complement 14 Enlisted
    Armament
    As Built - two single .50 cal machine guns
    Vietnam War era - two twin 20mm gun mounts
    Current - two 12.7mm machine gun mounts
    Fuel Capacity 3220 Gals Diesel
    Propulsion
    two Detroit 12V-71 Diesel engines
    two shafts (Kort nozzles) 1,000 bhp, 680hp sustained
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    Fleet Reserve Association

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