Allied Warships

HMS Lamont (4.420)

Landing Ship Infantry

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeLanding Ship Infantry
Class[No specific class] 
Pennant4.420 
ModLSI(L) 
Built by 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched22 Mar 1939 
Commissioned 1944 
End service 
HistoryCompleted as cargo ship Clan Lamont on in June 1939.
Requisitioned by the Admiralty in 1944 to be converted to a LSI(L).
Conversion was completed around mid 1944.
Displacement: 7250 tons.
Lenght: 488 feet
Complement: 300
Machinery: 5 Boilers, 2 shafts, reciprocating engine, IHP 8300 = 17 knots.
Armament: 1 4" gun, 1 12pdr AA, 1 40mm AA, 10 20mm AA (10x1)
Carried 2 LCP(S)'s, 10 LCA's and 800 troops

Reverted to merchantile Clan Lamont in 1945/1946. 

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CommanderFromTo
1A/Cdr. (retired) Robert Walter Lundy, OBE, RNR2 Oct 1944mid 1945

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