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MARITIME CRAFT > WARSHIP > LANDING CRAFT
PREFERRED TERM
LANDING CRAFT  
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • A vessel specialised to land troops and/or military equipment (including artillery and vehicles) on beaches from larger vessels moored offshore. They vary considerably in size, are only used in sheltered waters, and are characterised by having a box-like form and prominent bow-doors.
ATTRIBUTION NAME
  • RCAHMS
LICENSE
IDENTIFIER
  • http://purl.org/heritagedata/schemes/3/concepts/501913
DATE ISSUED
  • 7/17/13
PUBLISHER
URI
http://purl.org/heritagedata/schemes/3/concepts/501913
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