Full size printed plan Landing Craft Assault Scale 1:16 Length 31.063 Beam 7 ¾” Suitable for radio control

$14.95


Full size printed plan

Not a kit, model and no material

Landing Craft Assault

Full Size printed plans on a sheet 33” x 28”

One page of description

For modelers with scratch building experience

No building notes not a difficult build

Scale 1:16

Length 31.063

Beam 7 ¾”

Suitable for radio control

Original 1:48 scale drawing by P.N. Thomas

Landing Craft Assault (LCA) was a landing craft used extensively in World War II. Its primary purpose was to ferry troops from transport ships to attack enemy-held shores. The craft derived from a prototype designed by John I. Thornycroft Ltd. of Woolston, Hampshire, UK. During the war it was manufactured throughout the United Kingdom in places as various as small boatyards and furniture manufacturers.

Typically constructed of hardwood planking and selectively clad with armour plate, this shallow-draft, barge-like boat with a crew of four could ferry an infantry platoon of 31, with space to spare for five additional specialist troops, to shore at 7 knots (13 km/h). Men generally entered the boat by walking over a gangplank from the boat deck of a troop transport as the LCA hung from its davits. When loaded, the LCA was lowered into the water. Soldiers exited by the boat's bow ramp.

Length:

41.5 ft (12.6 m)

Beam:

10 ft (3.0 m)

Draught:

·Light: 1 ft 1 in (0.33 m) forward, 1 ft 9 in (0.53 m) aft

·Loaded: 1 ft 9 in (0.53 m) fwd, 2 ft 3 in (0.69 m) aft

Ramps:

1

Propulsion:

2 × 65 hp Ford V-8 petrol

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