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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-12 was transferred to Great Britain under terms of the lend-lease program for the duration of World War II
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5) Class:
Laid down, 26 July 1942, at Manitowoc Ship Building Co., Manitowoc WI.
Launched, 20 August 1942
Delivered, 15 September 1942
LCT(5)-12 never saw service with the US Navy
Transferred, 22 October 1942, to Great Britain under the Lend-Lease program, redesignated HM LCT-2012
Struck from the Naval Register, 26 February 1946
Returned, 13 March 1946, to the US State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission
Sold in April 1946
Final Disposition, fate unknown.
Displacement 285 t.(fl)
Length 114' 2" (o.a.)
Beam 32' 8"
limiting 3' 6"
max.navigational 3' 6"
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
two single 20mm AA gun mounts
two .50 cal. machine guns
wheelhouse 2 1/2"
gun shields 2"
Fuel Capacity Diesel 80 Bbls
three Grey Marine 6-71 Diesel engines
one Diesel-drive 20Kw 120V. D.C. Ships' service generator
three propellers, 675shp
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||Five LCTs, plus others on the building ways, are tied up at the Manitowoc Ship Building Co., Manitowoc WI. LCT(5)-12
and LCT(5)-14 are identifiable, 1942.
||Submitted by Larry Bohn, courtesy of Wisconsin Maritime Museum, Manitowoc, WI.
||HM LCT-2012 moored pierside, date and location unknown.
||Courtesy Tony Chapman
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