Royal Navy Landing Ships
Landing Ship Logistics (LSL)
Round Table Class (also known as the Sir Lancelot Class) LOA 413′ TDISP 6,700 tons (7 built, 2 to a modified, design, 1 sunk during Falklands War) 2 still in service transferred to Brazil. Some received a service life update and were lengthened by 40′.
RFA Sir Tristram L-3505 (1967-2005) extensively damaged during Falklands War, still in use as a training ship, including for Special Boat Service, in Portland Harbour.
Landing Ship Tanks (LST)
Mk.3 LST LOA 346′ TDISP 4,900 tons (61 built, none preserved)
HMS Stalker (ex-LST-3515) (1947 – 1970) built in Esquimalt, BC, Canada. From 1958 was a submarine support ship, sold 2002, scrapped 2010 despite local efforts to preserve her.
Landing Craft Tank (LCT)
LCT-7074 (1944) LCT Mk III LOA 192′ TDISP 640 tons. Possibly the last of 235 LCT MK III craft constructed during the Second World War. Originally under restoration at the Warship Preservation Trust, Birkenhead, 1990s. When that facility closed, this LCT sank at her moorings, around 2009. During 2014 the National Museum of the Royal Navy funded the effort to raise her and carefully transport the vessel to BAE Systems in HM Dockyard, Portsmouth, for further work. Since Aug. 2020 the restored craft is on display as part of the D-Day Story Museum, Southsea, Portsmouth.
LCT MK IV LOA 187′ TDISP 586 tons (875 built)
HMS LCT (4)-728 (1943) and another, said to possibly be LCT (4)-510. Laid bow to stern. Used as a breakwater at Poole Harbour, UK, from the 1950s and now in terrible condition. To be scrapped during a planned redevelopment. Note also the smaller Landing Barge. These may be the only MK IV in existence. They are much broader than the MK III. LCT-728 landed British 3rd Division troops on D-Day, June 6th, 1944. More information at the Citizan.org.uk 2017 blog on the topic. Note the prominent Anti-aircraft gun tubs surviving on the LCT-728 (adjoining the land).