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Landing Craft Utility
Flag Hoist/International Radio Call Sign:
November - November - Alpha - Quebec
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
National Defense Service Medal
LSU-1466 was transferred to France, designated RFS L9012 turned over to Republic of South Vietnam and renamed RVNS HQ-536
LCU-1466 Class Landing Craft Tank (Modified Version of LCT Mark 5)
Built in 1952 at Island Dockyard Kingston, N.Y.
Launched (date unknown)
Delivered (date unknown)
Transferred to France (date unknown) redesignated RFS L-9012
Returned to US Naval custody, date unknown
Transferred to South Vietnam (date unknown) redesignated RVNS HQ-536
Final Disposition fate unknown
Displacement 180 t.(lt), 360 t.(fl)
Length 119' (o.a.)
Design Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
one single 20mm AA gun mount
two .50 cal. machine guns
Armor 2 1/2" wheelhouse, 2" gun shield
Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 shafts, Shaft horsepower 675 bhp per shaft
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||Ex-LCU-1466 in South Vietnam service as RVNS HQ-536 underway, circa 1962, location unknown.
South Vietnam Navy photo.
There is no DANFS history record for LCU-1466 available at NavSource
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