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Landing Ships


Naval Historical Center #97857

Landing ships are specialized for carrying troops, vehicles, and cargo to a beach devoid of port facilities. Unlike landing craft, they were typically oceangoing ships larger than 150' (50 m) in length.

Japanese landing ships

Akitsu Maru class

Kumano Maru

SS-1 class

T-101 class

Allied landing ships

Catskill class

LSD

LSM

LST

Osage class


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