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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
    Specifications:
    Displacement 286 short tons
    Length 114' 2" (ovl.)
    Beam 32' 8"
    Draft 3'
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement 13
    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 40k LCT-5 undergoing sea trials off Manitowoc, WI., date unknown. Submitted by Larry Bohn, courtesy of Wisconsin Maritime Museum, Manitowoc, WI.

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