Operational use: Standard Unites Nations wooden assault boats for beaching operations.
Description: Early Unites Kingdom type has enclosed cockpit, which has been used as a gunner's position in later U.S. model. Both types are being superseded in production by the LCP (R), LCVP. Both may be lowered from davits in a loaded condition unless otherwise specified by warning plate in boat. N° 1-500 U.K. type - N° 500- U.S. type
Capacity: 30-36 troops, or 6,700-8,100 lb. cargo, depending upon fuel load.
Speed: 8 kts. (fully loaded).
Endurance: 50 miles (gasoline). - 130 miles (diesel).
Dimensions: Length, 36'8'' o.a. Beam, 10'10''.
Displacement: Light, 13,000 lb. Loaded, 18,000 lb.
Draft: 2'6'' aft. (light) 3'6'' aft. (loaded).
Armament: Two .30-cal. in cockpit.
Armor: 3 transverse 10 lb. bulkheads.
Propulsion: One Hall-Scott 250-hp. gas engine, or Kermath 225-hp. gas engine, or Gray 165-225-hp. Diesel, or Superior 150-hp. Diesel.
Fuel: 120 gal. gas or Diesel fuel.