landing ship


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landing ship

[′land·iŋ ‚ship]
(naval architecture)
Large-type assault ship generally over 200 feet (60 meters) long which is designed for long sea voyages and for rapid unloading over or onto a beach.
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I went through training and I became an engineer officer aboard an LST, which was a double-decker landing ship, which was used at the time of our landings in France.
Already in place in the eastern Mediterranean is the frigate Neustrashimy, as well as the landing ships Alexander Shabalin, the Admiral Nevelsky and the Peresvet, AFP reported.
China maintains a constant presence of at least two frigates and a Yuting-class landing ship in the South China Sea, as well as at least four maritime surveillance ships and fishery control vessels, the document said.
Leasca displays a photo of a landing ship tank, which the U.
These two classes of landing ship are reinforced by four Project 1232.
The Royal Fleet auxiliary landing ship RFA Lyme Bay (L3007) also joined in the exercise as the afloat headquarters.
The amphibious landing ship Royal Fleet Auxiliary Largs Bay set sail from Southampton, earlier this month with cargo including 5,700 sheets of corrugated iron to build much-needed shelters, 40 vehicles and 15 containers of general stores.
International Paints' Intersleek 900 has been applied to a range of naval vessels including a Type 42 destroyer, six minesweepers, three new T45 destroyers, a helicopter carrier, a landing ship and a frigate.
International Paint's Intersleek 900 has been applied to a range of naval vessels including a Type 42 destroyer, six minesweepers, three new T45 destroyers, a helicopter carrier, a landing ship and a frigate.
He told me how he'd skippered a landing ship full of young, frightened soldiers and took them nervously towards the Normandy beach they were told to land on.
I did not land until about two weeks after, taking troops ashore at most of the beach heads, aboard the Landing Ship Infantry vessel Empire Cutlass (like the one pictured above right).
Sailors stow a fuel hose after fueling an aircraft aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD-50).