Allied Warships

HMS Invicta (4.283)

Landing Ship Infantry

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeLanding Ship Infantry
Class[No specific class] 
Pennant4.283 
ModLSI(H) 
Built byWilliam Denny & Brothers (Dumbarton, Scotland) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched14 Dec 1939 
CommissionedJul 1942 
End service 
History

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

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