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|HMAS Kanimbla (L 51) (formerly USS Saginaw (LST-1188)) is the lead ship of the Kanimbla class Landing Platform Amphibious. Constructed for the United States Navy as Newport class tank landing ship USS Saginaw, the ship was acquired by the Royal Australian Navy in 1994 for conversion into a amphibious warfare transport ship. Since entering RAN service, Kanimbla has participated in numerous world...||06/23/2008||483|
|HMAS Manoora (L 52) (formerly USS Fairfax County (LST-1193)) is a Kanimbla class Landing Platform Amphibious ship currently in service with the Royal Australian Navy |
The ship was constructed for the United States Navy as a Newport class tank landing ship by the National Steel and Shipbuilding Company at San Diego in California. She was acquired by the Royal Australian Navy and c...
|This vessel was built by Canadian Yarrow at Esquimalt, Canada in 1944 and was not completed until 1945. Stalker did not arrive in the UK until sometime in 1946. Therefore she and her Canadian built sisters, along with their British counterparts, were all built too late for WW2. After 1947 LST (Landing Ship - Tank) 3515 was commissioned into the Royal Navy as HMS Stalker, and was employed as a s...||12/17/2009||1,184|
|There were four TYPES of sea going vessels listed by Allied Nations of World War II to become known as Landing ship, tank or the LST. Only the Type II were exclusively built in United States shipyards. The Prototype (British conversion), Type I and Type III LST designs were built in Commonwealth shipyards in England, Ireland or Canada. |
Originally conceived in the United Kingdom ...
|The Osumi class LST, is a Japanese amphibious assault ship. While the JMSDF describes the Osumi class as tank landing ships, they lack the bow doors and beaching capability traditionally associated with LSTs. Functionally, their well deck makes the Osumi class are more like a dock landing ship (LSD) or amphibious transport dock (LPD). |
The class could well be described as helicop...
|The Mistral (L9013) is an amphibious assault ship of the French Navy, the fourth vessel to bear the name, and lead ship of her class. |
She is capable of deploying 16 NH90 or Tigre, or 35 Aérospatiale Gazelle helicopters, four landing barges or two LCAC, and 70 vehicles, including 13-tank Leclerc battalion, with up to 450 soldiers (900 for a short period). She also features import...
|A ship (maybe for tourists) is landing on the prison island Alcatraz.||08/26/2005||1,259|
|Torcross is a village in the South Hams district of Devon. It stands at the southern end of Slapton Sands, which was the scene in 1944 of the ill-fated Exercise Tiger, a full-scale rehearsal for the D-Day invasion of Normandy. Nine German torpedo boats (E-boats), alerted by heavy radio traffic, intercepted the exercise sinking two tank landing ships. This Sherman tank, sunk in the action, was r...||12/10/2009||374|
| I never seen a ship with a helicopter landing on it before, and would anybody know what type of ship this is?||07/31/2006||592|
|USS San Antonio (LPD-17), the lead ship of her class of amphibious transport dock, is the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the city of San Antonio, Texas. The ship is designed to deliver up to 800 Marines ashore by landing craft and helicopters.||10/07/2009||966|
|Here at Helmdon you can do it for an amount of £235.|
It's called Full Monty Tank Day and includes driving 4 different military vehicles, You will learn to fire a Flintlock Musket and a 17th century Mortar.
This place became famous in a TV show with the Teutuls (Orange County Choppers) during a visit in the UK.
When you zoom in you can see some of the...
|USS Wasp (LHD 1) is a U.S. Navy multipurpose amphibious assault ship. She is the tenth USN vessel to bear the name and was the flagship of the Second Fleet and the lead ship of her class. She was built by the Ingalls Shipbuilding division of Litton in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The Navy-Marine Corps team's newest amphibious warship has as its primary mission the support of a Marine Landing Force....||07/15/2012||276|