Port of Talcahuano, Chile.
LST 92 Rancagua
Astillero / Ship’s Yard: ASMAR Año / Year:1980
Eslora Total / Length Overall: 79,40 Mts. Manga / Breadth: 13,50 Mts Puntal / Depth: 5,74 Mts. Calado / Draught: 3,50 Mts.
Desplazamiento / Displacement.: 1.409 tons.
Potencia de Maquinaria / Engine Power: 4.012 HP
Armamento / Armament:
02 montajes simples de 20 mm. 02 simple mountings of 20 mm.
02 montajes simples de 40/70 mm. 02 simple mountings of 40/70 mm.
Capacidad para 1 helicóptero liviano / Capacity for one light helicopter
The Barge LST 92 Rancagua, was built for the Chilean Navy by Asmar Talcahuano, in accordance with the drawings of the Class "Batral" of the French Navy of France, previous agreement with the government of the above mentioned country.
She was launched the 26th of September of 1981
At present the barge is one of the main means in which the Navy counts to carry out Amphibious Operations and to transport Marine troops and to serve, also, for the load transport and passengers, tasks that have meant to have to sail along the whole coast, including the insular possessions of Isla de Pascua, Isla Sala and Gómez, Isla San Félix and Archipelago Juan Fernández.
This ship is not assigned to any other category.