U.S. Landing Craft / Amtrucks / Amtracs

(Updated 1 March 2012)

Amphibian Trucks

GPA Seagoing Jeep “Seep”

TBD

DUKW

TBD

Lighter, Amphibious, Resupply, Cargo, 5-Ton (LARC-V)

TBD

Lighter, Amphibious, Resupply, Cargo 15-Ton (LARC-XV)

TBD

Lighter, Amphibious, Self Propelled, Diesel, 60-ton (LARC-LX) or (LARC-60)
a/k/a
Barge, Amphibious, Resupply, Cargo (BARC)

TBD
(LARC-LX Rear Perspective Drawing)

Amphibian Tractors

Landing Vehicle, Tracked Mark 1 (LVT-1) “Alligator”

TBD

Landing Vehicle, Tracked, Armored Mark 1 [ LVT(A)-1 ]

TBD

Landing Vehicle, Tracked Mark 2 (LVT-2) “Water Buffalo”

TBD

Landing Vehicle, Tracked, Armored Mark 2 [ LVT(A)-2 ]

TBD

Landing Vehicle, Tracked Mark 3 (LVT-3) “Bushmaster”

TBD

Landing Vehicle, Tracked Mark 3C (LVT-3C) “Bushmaster”

TBD

Landing Vehicle, Tracked, Armored Mark 3 [ LVT(A)-3 ]

TBD
Notes: Armored version of LVT-4. Not approved for production.

Landing Vehicle, Tracked, Armored Mark 4 [ LVT(A)-4 ]

TBD

Landing Vehicle, Tracked, Armored Mark 5 [ LVT(A)-5 ]

TBD

Landing Vehicle, Tracked Mark 5 (LVT-5)
a/k/a
Landing Vehicle, Tracked, Personnel, Mark 5 (LVTP-5)

TBD

Landing Vehicle, Tracked Mark 6 (LVT-6)

TBD

Landing Vehicle, Tracked Mark 7 (LVT-7)
a/k/a
Landing Vehicle, Tracked, Personnel, Mark 7 (LVTP-7)
a/k/a
Amphibious Assault Vehicle Mark 7 (AAV-7)

TBD

LCPs

Landing Craft, Personnel, Ramp (LCPR)

35’ 11.75” LOA
10’ 9.5” Beam
3’ 6” Draft (loaded)
24,100 lbs displacement (full load)
16,000 lb hoisting weight (empty)
10 knot top speed (full load)
110 nautical mile range at full power and full load
1 x Diesel (165 hp at 1800 rpm continuous each) (180 gallons of fuel)
3 man crew
Cargo:
8,595 lbs of cargo or 39 troops
Notes: V-Bottomed Plywood craft.
(LCPR Side and Deck Drawing)
Reference:
NAVSHIPS 250-452: Boats of the United States Navy (May 1967) (Link to HNSA Page)

Landing Craft, Personnel, Large Mark 1 (LCPL Mk 1)

35’ 11.5” LOA
10’ 9.5” Beam
3’ 6” Draft (loaded)
24,250 lbs displacement (full load)
16,150 lb hoisting weight (empty)
10 knot top speed (full load)
110 nautical mile range at full power and full load
1 x Diesel (165 hp at 1800 rpm continuous each) (180 gallons of fuel)
3 man crew
Cargo:
8,595 lbs of cargo or 39 troops
Notes: V-Bottomed Plywood craft without a ramp.
(LCPL Mk 1 Side and Deck Drawing)
Reference:
NAVSHIPS 250-452: Boats of the United States Navy (May 1967) (Link to HNSA Page)

Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel (LCVP) (WWII Higgins Boat)

35’ 9” LOA
10’ 6.25” Beam
3’ 5” Draft (loaded)
26,600 lbs displacement (full load)
18,500 lb hoisting weight (empty)
9 knot top speed (full load)
110 nautical mile range at full power and full load
1 x Diesel (165 hp at 1800 rpm continuous each) (180 gallons of fuel)
3 man crew
Cargo:
18’ 3” x 6’ 4.5” cargo deck (116.34 ft2 deck space)
8,595 lbs of cargo or 39 troops
Notes: V-Bottomed Plywood craft with 0.25” STS armor inserts for protection.
(LCVP Side and Deck Drawing 1)
Reference:
NAVSHIPS 250-452: Boats of the United States Navy (May 1967) (Link to HNSA Page)

Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel, Mark 7 (LCVP Mk 7)

35’ 7” LOA
10’ 6” Beam
3’ Draft (loaded)
26,655 lbs displacement (full load)
18,649 lb hoisting weight (empty)
10 knot top speed (full load)
110 nautical mile range at full power and full load
1 x Diesel (165 hp at 1800 rpm continuous each) (180 gallons of fuel)
3 man crew
Cargo:
6’ 4.5” wide Cargo Ramp
18’ 3” x 6’ 4.5” cargo deck (116.34 ft2 deck space)
8,100 lbs of cargo or x troops
Notes: V-Bottomed Fiberglass craft.
(LCVP Mk 7 Side and Deck Drawing)
Reference:
NAVSHIPS 250-452: Boats of the United States Navy (May 1967) (Link to HNSA Page)

LCUs

Landing Craft, Utility 1466 Series (LCU-1466) (SCB 25)

115’ 1” LOA
34’ Beam
2’ 9” Draft (Fore, Maximum Landing)
5’ 3” Draft (Aft, Maximum Landing)
180 LT light ship displacement
347 LT full load displacement (Maximum)
8 knot top speed
1,200 nautical mile range at 6 knots
3 x Diesels (165 hp @ 1,800 RPM continuous each?) (3,542 gallons of fuel) on 3 screws
14 Crew (2 CPO, 12 EM)
Cargo:
14’ 3” Bow Ramp Width (or 14’ 2”) (see DWG)
368” x 626” Core Cargo Area (1,599~ ft2) (see
DWG)
374,080 lbs of cargo or 300 troops
Weapons:
2 x 20mm Oerlikon Twin Mounts
Notes: Originally classified as LSUs, changed to LCUs on 15 April 1952.
The hull numbers and manufacturers were laid out as follows:
FY1952: 142 craft (38 to USN, 90 to US Army, 2 to France, 6 to Taiwan, 6 to Japan)
    LCU 1466-1474 (Island Dockyard) (Delivered 1953 to USN)
    LCU 1475-1484 (Marietta Mfg.) (Delivered 1953 to USN)
    LCU 1485-1492 (Island Dockyard) (Delivered 1953 to USN)
    LCU 1493-1500 (Port Houston) (Delivered 1953 to USN)
    LCU 1501-1503 (SF-NSY) (Delivered 1953-54 to USN)
    LCU-1504-1566 (Avondale) (Delivered 1954-55 to US Army)
    LCU-1567-1575 (Unknown) (Delivered 1954 to US Army)
    LCU 1576 (Marietta Mfg.) (Delivered 1954 to US Army)
    LCU 1577-1593 (Unknown) (Delivered 1954 to US Army)
    LCU 1594-1595 (IHI Japan) (Delivered 1955 to France)
    LCU 1596-1601 (IHI Japan) (Delivered 1955 to Taiwan)
    LCU 1602-1607 (IHI Japan) (Delivered 1955 to Japan)
(LCU 1466 Side and Deck Drawing)
Reference:
NAVSHIPS 250-452: Boats of the United States Navy (May 1967) (Link to HNSA Page)
Shipbuilding History: U.S. Army Logistics Ships, LCUs By Tim Colton
(Link to Website)
U.S. Amphibious Ships and Craft: An Illustrated Design History by Norman Friedman

Landing Craft, Utility 1608 Series (LCU-1608) (SCB-25A)

115’ 2.25” LOA
34’ Beam
3’ Draft (Fore, Maximum Landing)
5’ Draft (Aft, Maximum Landing)
351 LT full load displacement (Maximum)
8 knot top speed
1,200 nautical mile range at 6 knots on 2,447 gallons of diesel
3 x Diesels (165 hp @ 1,800 RPM continuous each?) (3,767 gallons of fuel) on 3 screws
14 Crew (2 CPO, 12 EM)
Cargo:
14’ 3” Bow Ramp Width (or 14’ 2”)
368” x 626” Core Cargo Area (1,599~ ft2)
409,920 lbs of cargo or 300 troops
Weapons:
2 x 20mm Oerlikon Twin Mounts
Notes: Modified version of LCU-1466 design. The hull numbers and manufacturers were laid out as follows:
FY1955: 2 craft (2 to the USN)
    LCU-1608-1609 (Bethlehem Staten Island) (Delivered 1957)
(LCU-1608 Side and Deck Drawing)
Reference:
NAVSHIPS 250-452: Boats of the United States Navy (May 1967) (Link to HNSA Page)
Shipbuilding History: U.S. Army Logistics Ships, LCUs By Tim Colton (Link to Website)
U.S. Amphibious Ships and Craft: An Illustrated Design History by Norman Friedman

Landing Craft, Utility 1610 Series (LCU-1610) (SCB-149)

135’ 3” LOA
29’ Beam
3’ 3” Draft (Fore with Maximum Load)
6’ 6.25” Draft (Aft with Maximum Load)
342 LT full load displacement (maximum load)
11 knots at full load displacement
2 x Detroit Diesel 12007Ts (500 shp @ 2,100 rpm each) (3,220 gallons of diesel fuel)
14 Crew (2 CPOs, 12 EM)
Cargo:
14’ 3” Bow Ramp Width
18’ Stern Ramp Width

121’ x 25’ cargo deck (roughly) (1,850 ft2 of cargo space)
376,320 lbs of cargo or 400 troops
Notes: The hull numbers and manufacturers were laid out as follows:
FY1956: 10 craft (10 to US Navy)
    LCU 1610-1615 (Christy Corp) (Delivered 1957-59 to US Navy)
    LCU 1616-1619 (Gunderson Bros.) (Delivered 1959 to US Navy)
FY1957: 3 craft (3 to US Navy)
    LCU 1620-1622 (Southern SB) (Delivered 1959 to US Navy)
FY1959: 2 craft (2 to US Navy)
    LCU 1623-1624 (Gunderson Bros.) (Delivered 1960 to US Navy)
Total FY56-59: 15 craft (15 to US Navy)
(LCU-1610 Side and Deck Drawing)
Reference:
NAVSHIPS 250-452: Boats of the United States Navy (May 1967) (Link to HNSA Page)
Shipbuilding History: U.S. Army Logistics Ships, LCUs By Tim Colton (Link to Website)
U.S. Amphibious Ships and Craft: An Illustrated Design History by Norman Friedman

Landing Craft, Utility 1625 Series (LCU-1625)

Contract Cost: $648,000 in 1965 dollars [1]
Notes: As LCU-1466 design, but with vertical axis propellers. The hull numbers and manufacturers were laid out as follows:
FY1963: 2 craft (2 to US Navy)
    LCU 1625-1626 (Southern SB) (Delivered 1965 to US Navy)
Reference:
[1] Marine Engineering, Volume 70
Shipbuilding History: U.S. Army Logistics Ships, LCUs By Tim Colton (Link to Website)

Landing Craft, Utility 1627 Series (LCU-1627) (SCB-149B a.k.a SCB 406)

135’ 1-5/16” LOA
29’ 9-1/8” Beam
8’ Depth (molded)
4’ 6” Mean Light Ship Draft
6’ 7.5” Mean Loaded Draft
204.7 LT displacement (light ship)
390 LT displacement (loaded)
11 knot top speed (light ship and loaded)
1200 nautical mile range (light ship and loaded)
2 x Diesels (425 hp @ 2,300 RPM each) (3,290 gallons of fuel)
14 man crew (2 O, 12 EM)
Steel Hull
Cargo:
15’ 1” Bow Ramp Width
19’ Stern Gate Width
105’ x 17’ cargo deck (1,785 ft2 deck space) (or 10 x TEUs)
206 short tons of cargo
Notes: Improved LCU-1610 design. The hull numbers and manufacturers were laid out as follows:
FY1965: 2 craft (2 to US Navy)
    LCU 1627-1628 (General Ship) (Delivered 1967-68 to US Navy))
FY1967: 9 craft (9 to US Navy)
    LCU 1629-1630 (Southern SB) (Delivered 1968 to US Navy)
    LCU 1631-1636 (General Ship) (Delivered 1968 to US Navy)
    LCU 1637 (Pacific Coast Eng.) (Delivered 1968 to US Navy) ← Aluminum Hull
FY1968: 8 craft (8 to US Navy)
    LCU 1638-1645 (Marinette Marine) (Delivered 1969 to US Navy)
Total FY65-68: 19 craft (19 to US Navy)
Reference:
FM 55-50 Army Water Transport Operations, Chapter 2
NAVSHIPS 250-452: Boats of the United States Navy (May 1967) (Link to HNSA Page)
Shipbuilding History: U.S. Army Logistics Ships, LCUs By Tim Colton (Link to Website)
U.S. Amphibious Ships and Craft: An Illustrated Design History by Norman Friedman
TM 55-500 Watercraft Equipment Characteristics and Data (30 August 1996) (611~ kb PDF)
MCRP 3-31B Amphibious Ships and Landing Craft Data Book (29 August 2001) (1.15~ MB PDF)

Landing Craft, Utility 1646 Series (LCU-1646)

Notes: Further improved LCU-1627 design. The hull numbers and manufacturers were laid out as follows:
FY1969: 21 craft (21 to US Navy)
    LCU 1646-1666 (Defoe SB) (Delivered Jan-Oct 1971 to US Navy)
FY1973 4 craft (4 to US Army)
    LCU 1667-1670 (General Ship) (Delivered 1974 to US Army)
FY1974: 9 craft (9 to US Army)
    LCU 1671-1679 (Marinette Marine) (Delivered 1975 to US Army)
Total FY69-74: 34 craft (21 to US Navy, 13 to US Army)
Reference:
Shipbuilding History: U.S. Army Logistics Ships, LCUs By Tim Colton (Link to Website)
U.S. Amphibious Ships and Craft: An Illustrated Design History by Norman Friedman

Landing Craft, Utility 1680 Series (LCU-1680)

221.2 LT displacement (light ship)
406.24 LT displacement (loaded)
Notes: Further improved LCU-1646 design. 25 substantial design changes were made over the 1646s, including new engines, new air conditioning, etc.
FY1985: 2 craft (2 to US Naval Reserve)
    LCU 1680-1681 (Halter Marine) (Delivered Oct-Nov 1987 to US Naval Reserve)
Reference:
Shipbuilding History: U.S. Army Logistics Ships, LCUs By Tim Colton (Link to Website)
U.S. Amphibious Ships and Craft: An Illustrated Design History by Norman Friedman

Landing Craft, Utility 2000 Series (LCU-2000)

174’ LOA
42’ Beam
8.85’ Loaded Draft
575 LT displacement (light ship)
1,087 LT displacement (loaded)
12 knot top speed (light ship)
10 knot top speed (loaded)
4,500 nautical miles at 11.5 knots in loaded condition; 7,800 nautical miles in light condition)
2 x Cummins KTA50-M diesels (1,250 hp each sustained), 2 shafts (92,244 gallons of fuel)
13 man crew (2 O, 11 EM)
Steel Hull
Cargo:
16’ Bow Ramp Width
100’ x 38’ cargo deck (3,800 ft2 deck space) (or 30 x TEUs in double stacked configuration)
350 short tons of cargo
Notes: First LCUs built to U.S. Army specifications. The hull numbers and manufacturers were laid out as follows:
FY1986: 7 craft (7 to US Army)
    LCU 2001-2007 (Halter Marine) (Delivered Feb-Jun 1990 to US Army)
FY1987: 10 craft (10 to US Army)
    LCU 2008-2017 (Halter Marine) (Delivered Jul 1990 – Apr 1991 to US Army)
FY1988: 7 craft (7 to US Army)
    LCU 2018-2024 (Halter Marine) (Delivered May 1991 – Dec 1991 to US Army)
FY1989: 11 craft (11 to US Army)
    LCU 2025-2035 (Halter Marine) (Delivered Dec 1991 – Sep 1992 to US Army)
Total FY86-89: 35 craft (35 to US Army)
(LCU-2000 Side and Deck Drawing)
Reference:
FM 55-50 Army Water Transport Operations, Chapter 2
TM 55-500 Watercraft Equipment Characteristics and Data (30 August 1996) (611~ kb PDF)
Shipbuilding History: U.S. Army Logistics Ships, LCUs By Tim Colton (Link to Website)
Jane’s Fighting Ships 2004-2005

LCMs

Landing Craft, Mechanized, Mark 3 (LCM-3)

50’ 1.5” LOA
14’ 0.25” Beam
4’ Draft (loaded)
112,075 lbs displacement (full load)
52,075 lb hoisting weight (empty)
9.5 knot top speed (full load)
130 nautical mile range at full power and full load
2 x Diesels (450 gallons of fuel)
5 man crew
Steel Hull
Cargo:
9’ 3” Bow Ramp Width
31’ 3” x 9’ 3” cargo deck (289 ft2 deck space)
60,000 lbs of cargo or x troops
(LCM-3 Side and Deck Drawing)
Reference:
NAVSHIPS 250-452: Boats of the United States Navy (May 1967) (Link to HNSA Page)

Landing Craft, Mechanized, Mark 6, Mod 1 (LCM-6, Mod 1)

56’ 1.5” LOA
14’ 0.25” Beam
3’ 10” Draft (loaded)
124,000 lbs displacement (full load)
56,000 lb hoisting weight (empty)
9 knot top speed (full load)
130 nautical mile range at full power and full load
2 x Diesels (165 hp at 1800 rpm continuous each) (450 gallons of fuel)
5 man crew
Steel Hull
Cargo:
11’ Bow Ramp Width
37’ 6” x 11’ cargo deck (412.5 ft2 deck space)
68,000 lbs of cargo or x troops
(LCM-6, Mod 1 Side and Deck Drawing)
Reference:
NAVSHIPS 250-452: Boats of the United States Navy (May 1967) (Link to HNSA Page)

Landing Craft, Mechanized, Mark 6, Mod 2 (LCM-6, Mod 2)

56’ LOA
14’ 4” Beam
3’ 6” Draft (loaded)
121,500 lbs displacement (full load)
53,500 lb hoisting weight (empty)
9 knot top speed (full load)
130 nautical mile range at full power and full load
2 x Diesels (165 hp at 1800 rpm continuous each) (466 gallons of fuel)
5 man crew
Cargo:
11’ Bow Ramp Width
37’ 6” x 11’ cargo deck (412.5 ft2 deck space)
68,000 lbs of cargo or x troops
(LCM-6, Mod 2 Side and Deck Drawing)
Reference:
NAVSHIPS 250-452: Boats of the United States Navy (May 1967) (Link to HNSA Page)

Landing Craft, Mechanized, Mark 8, Mod 0 (LCM-8, Mod 0)

73’ 8” LOA
20’ 11.75” Beam
9’ 5” Depth (molded)
3’ 3” Mean Light Ship Draft
4’ 6” Mean Loaded Draft
6’ 1” Mean Light Ship Freeboard
5’ 4” Mean Loaded Freeboard
57.8 LT displacement (light ship)
111.4 LT displacement (loaded)
11 knot top speed (light ship)
9 knot top speed (loaded)
332 nautical mile range (light ship)
271 nautical mile range (loaded)
2 x Diesels (300 shp @ 1,800 rpm continuous) (864 gallons of fuel)
5 man crew
Steel Hull
Cargo:
14’ 6” Bow Ramp Width
42’ 9” x 14’ 6” cargo deck (588 ft2 deck space)
120,000 lbs of cargo
200 troops (on deck)
Notes: This was the initial buy of LCM-8s. The U.S. Army hull numbers and manufacturers were laid out as follows:
FY1952
    LCM 8000-8335 (Higgins): FY52 (Delivered 1953-1954)
    LCM 8421-8430 (C-200935 Series) (Delivered 1953-1954)
Reference:
TM 55-500 Watercraft Equipment Characteristics and Data (30 August 1996) (611~ kb PDF)

Landing Craft, Mechanized, Mark 8, Mod 1 (LCM-8, Mod 1)

74’ LOA
21’ 5/8” Beam
9’ 5” Depth (molded)
4’ 6” Mean Light Ship Draft
5’ 3” Mean Loaded Draft
6’ 1” Mean Light Ship Freeboard
5’ 4” Mean Loaded Freeboard
57.8 LT displacement (light ship)
111.4 LT displacement (loaded)
11 knot top speed (light ship)
9 knot top speed (loaded)
332 nautical mile range (light ship)
271 nautical mile range (loaded)
2 x Diesels (300 shp @ 1,800 rpm continuous) (864 gallons of fuel)
5 man crew
Steel Hull
Cargo:
14’ 6” Bow Ramp Width
42’ 9” x 14’ 6” cargo deck (588 ft2 deck space)
120,000 lbs of cargo
200 troops (on deck)
Notes: This was the second buy of LCM-8s. The U.S. Army hull numbers and manufacturers were laid out as follows:
FY1967
    LCM 8500-8519 (Marinette Marine) (Delivered 1968-1969)
    LCM 8520-8539 (Gunderson Bros.) (Delivered 1968-1969)
FY1970
    LCM 8540-8560 (Rohr Marine) (Delivered 1971-1972)
    LCM 8580-8618 (Rohr Marine) (Delivered 1972-1973)
(LCM-8 Mod 1 Perspective Drawing)
Reference:
TM 55-1905-217-12 (August 1974)
TM 55-500 Watercraft Equipment Characteristics and Data (30 August 1996) (611~ kb PDF)
U.S. Amphibious Ships and Craft: An Illustrated Design History by Norman Friedman
Shipbuilding History: U.S. Army Logistics Ships By Tim Colton (Link to Website)

Landing Craft, Mechanized, Mark 8, Mod 2 (LCM-8, Mod 2)

74’ 3” LOA
21’ 0.5” Beam
4’ 2” Draft (loaded)
230,000 lbs displacement (full load)
115,000 lb hoisting weight (empty)
9.2 knot top speed (full load)
150 nautical mile range at full power and full load
2 x Diesels (325 hp @ 1800 rpm each) (870 gallons of fuel)
5 man crew
Aluminum Hull
Cargo:
14’ 9” Bow Ramp Width
42’ x 17’ 1” cargo deck (717~ ft2 deck space)
130,000 lbs of cargo
200 troops (on deck)
Notes: Lightweight version designed specifically for use with the Charleston (LKA-113) class ships, which now had sufficient boom capacity to slingload them over. [2]
(LCM-8 Mod 2 Side and Top Drawing from NAVSHIPS 250-452)
Reference:
NAVSHIPS 250-452: Boats of the United States Navy (May 1967) (Link to HNSA Page)
[2] U.S. Amphibious Ships and Craft: An Illustrated Design History by Norman Friedman

LVT(U)X1 (1951)

36.2 x 12.2 x 8.7 ft
54,000 lb weight
5 MPH water, 30 MPH land
500 hp gasoline engine
30,000 lbs cargo capacity via stern ramp
References:
US Amphibious Ships and Craft by Norman Friedman

LVT(U)X2 Goliath (1958)

44.6 x 21 ft
54,000 lb weight
7 MPH water, 30 MPH land
2 x 500 hp gasoline engine
30,000 lbs cargo capacity via stern ramp
3/8 in armor
References:
US Amphibious Ships and Craft by Norman Friedman

Air Cushion Craft

Lighter, Air Cushion Vehicle, 30-Ton (LACV-30)

TBD
5 hour endurance with full payload
Speed:
20 mph maximum land speed, light condition
15 mph maximum land speed, loaded condition
57.5 mph maximum water speed, light condition
30 mph maximum water speed, loaded condition
Cargo:
51’ 6” x 32’ 6” Cargo Area (1,673.75~ ft2 deck space) (2 x TEUs)
(LACV-30 Side Drawing)
References:
FM 55-50 Army Water Transport Operations, Chapter 2

Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC)

81’ LOA (Hard Structure)
87’ 11” LOA (On Air Cushion)
43’ 8” Beam (Hard Structure)
47’ Beam (On Air Cushion)
2’ 2” Draft (Hard Structure at Design Load off Cushion)
2’ 7” Draft (Landing Structure at Design Load off Cushion)
19’ 2” Height (Off Cushion)
23’ 10” Height (On Air Cushion, Mast Down)
166.6 LT Full Load Displacement
181.6 LT Overload Displacement
368,250 lbs Maximum Displacement (Temperature and Sea State dependent)
4 x Gas Turbines (3,995 SHP each) (6,000~ gallons of JP-5)
5 Crew
Speed/Range:
50 knots with Full Load in Sea State 1
40+ knots with Full Load in Sea State 2
35 knots with Full Load in Sea State 3
25 knots with Full Load Overland Speed
5 knots with Full Load Hullborne in Water Speed
150 nautical mile range (4 hours at design load)
Cargo:
28’ 4” Bow Ramp Width
14’ 10” Stern Ramp Width
67’ x 27’ cargo deck (1,809 ft2 deck space)
120,000 lbs of cargo (design load)
150,000 lbs of cargo (overload)
Troops:
24 Troops (Internal in Port/Starboard Cabins)
60 to 66 Troops (Internal + 2 LVTP7s with applique armor)
78 to 87 Troops (Internal + 3 LVTP7s)
44 Troops (5 x LAVs)
72 Troops (12 x HMMWVs)
114 Troops (3 x PTM Sections for follow on non-combat waves)
204 Troops (6 x PTM Sections for follow on non-combat waves)
Armament:
2 x M-60 GPMGs (LCAC 1 through 33)
2 x M-60 GPMG/M2HB/Mk 19 AGL (LCAC 34 through 84)
Notes: LCACs do not fly special amphibious light/flag/insignia systems because of the FOD damage they could cause. They are instead fitted with special ACV lighting for this task.
Reference:
MCRP 3-31B Amphibious Ships and Landing Craft Data Book (29 August 2001) (1.15~ MB PDF)
MCRP 3-31.1A Employment of Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) (7.76 MB PDF)
Textron LCAC Datasheet (3.97 MB PDF)