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Yard No. 1298
HMS LST 3042



Yard Number 1298 was named LST 3042 when launched on Wednesday 31/01/1945 by Harland & Wolff Ltd Govan for Royal Navy

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1945
Ship Type: Landing Ship Tank
Ship's Role: LST 3
Tonnage: 4273 grt
Length: 345 feet
Breadth: 54 feet
Draught: 12ft 5in

Owner History:
Royal Navy


Her main engines were built by Lobnitz , she was powered by Steam VTE

Other names she bore were: HMS HUNTER (1947). Her last recorded name was EMPIRE CURLEW (1956)

LST 3042 arrived for scrapping on 20/08/1962

Additional Information:
Fitted out by John Brown at Dalmuir
1956 EMPIRE CURLEW and transferred to Atlantic Steam Navigation Company on behalf of the Ministry of Transport, later managed by British India 1961.
Scrapped at La Spezia.

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