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L9531 - LCA Mark II - Dutch Navy, Westkapelle, NL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard
N 51° 31.620 E 003° 26.119
31U E 530198 N 5708521
Quick Description: Dutch landing ship masked as LCT 737, Dyke and War Museum, Westkapelle.
Location: Zeeland, Netherlands
Date Posted: 1/3/2016 6:53:44 AM
Waymark Code: WMQ7BF
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member C4A
Views: 6

Long Description:
In the open ground of the Dyke and War Museum, you see a landing craft which is marked with LCT 737 and British naval camouflage. It is a "mockup" for a real in WW II used British LCT which set out a Sherman Crab tank on this beach during the "Battle of the Scheld".

The landing craft in realitiy is dutch, a LCA Mark II.

LCA mark II:

Building Year 1984 / 1985

Material Polyester

Length 16 meters

Width 4,20 meter

Hight 5.30 meter

Weight 17 - 20 tons

Beam 1,40 meter

Machine 1 DAF diesel 280 hp

Propulsion 1 x Schottel

Crew 3

Loading capacity:
20 man + arctic equipment or
34 man + european equipment
or 1 Jeep of 1 BV (bandwagen)

Velocity 11 knots

Armament 1 ".50" machine gun

Special Equipment:
1 x coast navigation radar
1 x marifoon

Build Serialnumbers are
L9530, L9531, L9532, L9533,
L9534, L9535

Source:
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Type of vessel: landing craft

Admission? Cost?: no

Date: 12/20/1984

Hours of use: Not listed

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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