LCG 4

Vessel name on Arrival: LCG 4

Original Builder: Redpath Brown, Meadowside

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Vessel Type: landingcraft

GRT: 500

Year Built: 1941

Arrival Date: 11/05/1946

Breakup Started: 13/05/1946

Date First Beached: 27/05/1946

Date Breakup Completed: 18/06/1946

Draught For’d: 2' 6"

Draught Aft: 5' 6"

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Landing Craft Guns (LCG) built for the Royal Navy
Displacement  :  500 tons
Dimensions     :  58.1 mts.  x  9.45 mts.  x  1.65-1.83 mts.
Propulsion        :  2 x Paxman Diesel Engines
Power Output   :  920 HP
Speed                :  10.5 knots
Complement    :  45 – 48 men

 

( Constructed on the site of the D & W Henderson Shipyard & Drydock at Meadowside, Glasgow, a site also shared with Messrs Arrol and Motherwell Bridge for this wartime work )