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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-42 was Lend-Lease to the United Kingdom
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5) Class:
Laid down, 7 July 1942, at Kansas City Structural Steel Co., Kansas City, KS
Launched, 29 August 1942
Delivered, 4 September 1942
LCT(5)-42 saw no active service with the US Navy
Transferred, 15 October 1942, to the United Kingdom, under the Lend-Lease program, redesignated HM LCT-2042
Struck from the Naval Register, 28 March 1946
Returned, 13 February 1946, to the War Shipping Administration
Sold, 20 October 1947
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. Ship's service generator
three propellers, 675shp
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