Operational use: Amphibious Army truck for ship-to-shore transport, capable of operating in a moderate sea and surf.
Description: 6-wheeled truck with a boat hull, propeller in tunnel, and small rudder. Hold may be covered by portable canvas and litters; cockpit has collapsible hoad. Sometimes carried at davits, generally transported on the decks of ships.
Capacity: 25 troops and equipment or 12 loaded litters, or 5,000 lbs. of cargo, all limited by freeboard.
Endurance: 400 miles at 35 miles per hour on land.
Speed: 5.5 kts. in water; 50 m.p.h. (max) on land.
Displacement: Light, 13,000 lbs. Loaded, 18,600 lbs.
Propulsion: 6-cylinder GM engine; 6-wheel drive on land; propeller in water; steered in water by front wheels and small rudder.