USS Rankin (AKA-103)
Her Landing Craft
Rankin's primary offensive weapon was the 24 landing craft she sent to enemy beaches. Her complement was 14 LCVPs, eight LCMs, and two LCPLs. Click the photos below to see more about each type of boat.
LCVP Underway
LCM-3 Underway
LCPL on the Beach
"Papa Boat"
"Mike Boat"