|APPROACHES TO PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI 2010/5/14
Displacement: 1,102 tons full load
Dimensions: 174 x 42 x 8.5 feet/53 x 12.8 x 2.6 meters
Propulsion: 2 diesels, 2 shafts, 2,500 bhp, 11.5 knots
Cargo: 350 tons vehicles/general cargo
Notes: 35 "LCU 2000" class utility landing craft built for US Army service, replacing older USN-design landing craft. Typical LCU design with a bow ramp and large aft superstructure. Several are deployed to Europe and aboard Afloat Prepositioning Ships.
Builders: Trinity-Moss Point Marine, Escatawpa, MS; LCU 2001-2003 started at Thunderbolt Marine, Savannah, GA but completed at Trinity-Moss Point.