ADC 500

Vessel name on Arrival: ADC 500

Original Builder: Meadowside Shipyard, Glasgow (Arrol)

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Vessel Type: landingcraft

GRT: 585

Year Built: 1941

Arrival Date: 05/08/1948

Breakup Started: 11/08/1948

Date First Beached: 09/08/1948

Date Breakup Completed: 16/10/1948

Draught For’d: 3' 0"

Draught Aft: 4' 0"

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Formerly LCT-500, latterly used as Ammunition Disposal Craft

 

1941  :  Ordered

1942  :  Launched 23rd October

 

200 tons – Displacement  /  586 tons Full Load

 

Dimensions  :   171' 0"  /  187' 3"   x   38' 9"    x    7' 6"

 

Propulsion   :    Twin-screwshaft Davey Paxman 12-cylinder diesel engines developing 920 BHP