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"Samar Oriental"  LT 502
Ex-USNS T-LST 287
Photographed in the Philippines
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Amphibious landing craft, commissioned in 1943 as USNS T-LST 287, displacement: 1620 tons standard, - 2472 tons beaching, - 4080 tons full load.
Dimensions: 100 x 15,2 x 4,3 m.  Guns: 6 - 40 mm.  Propulsion: Diesels, 1800 bhp. , 2 shafts, - 10 knots. Complement:  varies 60 - 110
Transferred to the Philippine Navy in 1975.






"Samar Oriental"  LT 502
Ex-USNS T-LST 287
Photographed in the Philippines
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


"Samar Oriental"  LT 502
Ex-USNS T-LST 287
Photographed in the Philippines
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


"Samar Oriental"  LT 502
Ex-USNS T-LST 287
Photographed in the Philippines
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 

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