Various types of ships and landing craft used for transportation of troops and equipment to a foreign land, United States.
United States USA Date:1953 Duration:4 min 11 sec Sound:Yes
A training film outlining the capabilities of various types of ships and landing craft employed in transportation of U.S. troops. Troop Commander with officers discusses over charts the landing of troops. U.S. Amphibious Force Flagship or AGC (Amphibious Command Ship) equipped with special communication facilities, AGC underway at sea. APA (Attack Transport), AKA (Attack Cargo Ship), LSD (Dock Landing Ship), APD (High Speed Transport), LST (Tank Landing Ship), and LSM (Medium Landing Ship) underway at sea. Various types of Landing Craft for transporting troops and equipment includes LCU (Utility Landing Craft), LCM-6 (Landing Craft, Mechanized Mark-6). Troops aboard LCVP (Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel), LCPR (Landing Craft Personnel Ramp), and LCPL (Landing Craft Personnel Large).
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