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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-5 / LCT-2005
LCT-5 was lend-lease to the UK
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5) Class:
Laid down in 1942 at Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co., Manitowoc WI.
Launched in 1942
Delivered in 1942
LCT-5 never saw service with the US Navy
Delivered and transferred to Great Britain under the Lend-Lease program, redesignated LCT-2005
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 286 short tons
Length 114' 2" (ovl.)
Beam 32' 8"
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
Armament 1 single 20mm AA gun mount, 2 .50 cal. machine guns
Armor 2 1/2" wheelhouse, 2" gun shield
Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 675 per shaft
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||LCT-5 undergoing sea trials off Manitowoc, WI., date unknown.
||Submitted by Larry Bohn, courtesy of Wisconsin Maritime Museum, Manitowoc, WI.
There is no DANFS history record available for LCT-5 at NavSource
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