Cabin Cruiser Boat

LARC-LX, Ex Military Submarine

The LARC-LX (Lighter, Amphibious Resupply, Cargo, 60 ton), originally designated as BARC (Barge, Amphibious Resupply, Cargo) is a welded steel-hulled amphibious cargo vehicle.

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Specifications LARC-LX:

Manufacturer: Several different shipyards for the U.S. Army
Country of Origin: United States
Drivetrain Configuration: 4 separate engines driving each wheel

Engine: 4 Detroit Diesel NA6-71, 165 HP
Propulsion: 2 48″ propellers in water, 4 9‘ (48 ply) tires on land
Transmission: 3 speed automatic
Top Speed: 16 miles per hour (land) and 7 knots (water)
Fuel Capacity: 600 Gallons
Fuel Consumption: 25 gallons per hour empty; 35 GPH loaded

Draft: 7’6″ empty; 8’8″ loaded
Weight: 194,000 pounds empty
Load capacity/Displacement: 60 tons (rated); 100+ tons in calm seas/level ground. 2,800 Cubic feet to deck level
Cruising speed: 14 km/h

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