Allied Warships

HMS Invicta (4.283)

Landing Ship Infantry

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeLanding Ship Infantry
Class[No specific class] 
Built byWilliam Denny & Brothers (Dumbarton, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched14 Dec 1939 
CommissionedJul 1942 
End service 

Building as passenger ship but requisitioned by the Admiralty in 1940 and converted to an LSI(H).
Displacement: 4178 tons.
Lenght: 348 feet
Complement: 146
Machinery: 2 Boilers, 2 shafts, Parsons geared turbines, SHP 11000 = 22 knots.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun, 4 20mm AA (4x1)
Carried 6 LCA's and 250 troops

To the MoWT on 8 October 1945. 

Commands listed for HMS Invicta (4.283)

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1Cdr. Arthur Ian Robertson, RNR3 Jul 1942Dec 1942
2A/Lt.Cdr. William James Law, RNRDec 1942mid 1945

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