LST landing ship

Used by the American Marines at the landings at Inchon and Wonsan, it could be used to transport vehicles including tanks on onshore.  It could also land equipment and large number of troops on the shore.  They were armed with cannons and machine guns to provide support for the marines as they stormed ashore.  The speed on water was 12 knots or 22 kilometres an hour.

LST landing ship at Inchon
LST landing ship at Inchon

 

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