Miura-class landing ship tank

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Class overview
Builders: Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries
Operators: Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force
Planned: 3
Completed: 3
Retired: 3
General characteristics
Class and type: Miura class LST
Displacement: 2,000 tons standard 3,200 tons full load
Length: 98 m
Beam: 14.0 m
Draft: 3.0 m
Propulsion: 2 × Kawasaki-MAN V8V 22/30 AMTL Diesel - 2 shafts propulsion - 4,400 bhp.
Speed: 14 knots (26 km/h)
Range: 4300nm at 12kts
Complement: 118
Armament: 2 × 76mm/50cal. gun (2x1), 2-40mm MGs
Notes: Two LCM-8

The Miura-class landing ship tank (LST) (みうら型輸送艦) is a class of Japanese tank landing ships that was also be used to carry heavy construction equipment such as trenchers.

Ships in the class[edit]

Pennant number Name Shipyard Laid down Launched Commissioned Decommissioned
LST 4151 Miura Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries 26 November 1973 13 August 1974 25 January 1975 7 April 2000
LST 4152 Ojika Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries 10 June 1974 4 September 1975 22 March 1976 10 August 2001
LST 4153 Satsuma Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries 26 May 1975 12 May 1976 17 February 1977 28 June 2002

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