- any of various flat-bottomed vessels designed to move troops and equipment close to shore.
Origin of landing craft
First recorded in 1935–40
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Examples from the Web for landing craft
Landing-craft to Isobel; Isobel will bring them the rest of the way.
Suppose we tell Ravney to herd these Lords-Master onto a couple of landing-craft and bring them up here?
- military any small vessel designed for the landing of troops and equipment on beaches