HMAS LST 3014

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HMAS LST 3014 in 1947
HMAS LST 3014 in 1947
History
UK, Australia
Builder: Barclay Curle, United Kingdom
Launched: 11 November 1944
Commissioned: 1 July 1946 (into RAN)
Decommissioned: 1950
Fate: Scrapped during the 1950s
General characteristics
Displacement: 2,300 tons
Length: 347 ft (106 m)
Beam: 55 ft 3 in (16.84 m)
Draught: 12 ft 6 in (3.81 m)
Speed: 13.5 knots (25.0 km/h; 15.5 mph)
Armament: 10 × 20mm anti-aircraft guns

HMAS LST 3014 was a landing ship tank which was briefly operated by the Royal Navy and Royal Australian Navy (RAN). She was built at Barclay Curle in the United Kingdom during World War II and was launched on 11 November 1944. She served with the Royal Navy as HMS LST 3014 until 1 July 1946 when she was transferred to the RAN. In RAN service she was used to dump ammunition at sea. HMAS LST 3014 was sold for scrap on 4 June 1950.

References[edit]

  • Gillett, Ross (1988). Australian & New Zealand warships since 1946. Sydney: Child & Associates. p. 234. ISBN 0-86777-219-0. 
  • Gillett, Ross; Graham, Colin; Macdougall, Anthony (1977). Warships of Australia. Adelaide: Rigby. p. 35. ISBN 0-7270-0472-7.