Runnymede-class large landing craft

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LCU2000 class landing craft.JPG
Runnymede-class large landing craft docked at Port Canaveral, Florida
Class overview
Builders: VT Halter Marine, Inc.
Operators:  United States Army
In commission: 1990–present
Planned: 35
Completed: 35
Active: 35
General characteristics
Type: Landing Craft Utility
Displacement: 1,102 long tons (1,120 t)
Length: 174 ft (53 m)
Beam: 42 ft (13 m)
Draft: 8.5 ft (2.6 m)
Speed: 11.5 knots (21.3 km/h; 13.2 mph)
Complement: 12 and up to 350 tons of cargo

The Runnymede-class large landing craft are powered watercraft in the United States Army. They replaced older USN-design landing craft. Typical LCU design with a bow ramp and large aft superstructure. Several are deployed to Europe and aboard Afloat Prepositioning Ships. [1]

Ships[edit]

  • USAV Runnymede (LCU 2001)
  • USAV Kennesaw Mountain (LCU 2002)
  • USAV Macon (LCU 2003)
  • USAV Aldie (LCU 2004)
  • USAV Brandy Station (LCU 2005)
  • USAV Bristoe Station (LCU 2006)
  • USAV Broad Run (LCU 2007)
  • USAV Buena Vista (LCU 2008)
  • USAV Calaboza (LCU 2009)
  • USAV Cedar Run (LCU 2010)
  • USAV Chickahominy (LCU 2011)
  • USAV Chicksaw Bayou (LCU 2012)
  • USAV Churubusco (LCU 2013)
  • USAV Coamo (LCU 2014)
  • USAV Contreras (LCU 2015)
  • USAV Corinth (LCU 2016)
  • USAV El Caney (LCU 2017)
  • USAV Five Forks (LCU 2018)
  • USAV Fort Donelson (LCU 2019)
  • USAV Fort McHenry (LCU 2020)
  • USAV Great Bridge (LCU 2021)
  • USAV Harpers Ferry (LCU 2022)
  • USAV Hobkirk (LCU 2023)
  • USAV Hormigueros (LCU 2024)
  • USAV Malvern Hill (LCU 2025)
  • USAV Matamoros (LCU 2026)
  • USAV Mechanicsville (LCU 2027)
  • USAV Missionary Ridge (LCU 2028)
  • USAV Molino Del Rey (LCU 2029)
  • USAV Monterrey (LCU 2030)
  • USAV New Orleans (LCU 2031)
  • USAV Palo Alto (LCU 2032)
  • USAV Paulus Hook (LCU 2033)
  • USAV Perryville (LCU 2034)
  • USAV Port Hudson (LCU 2035)

References[edit]

  1. ^ hazegray.org – World Navies Today: US Army [1]

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