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LCT(5)-54 was transferred under terms of the Lend-Lease agreement to the United Kingdom
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5) Class:
Laid down,7 September 1942, at Kansas City Structural Steel Co., Kansas City, KS
Launched, 26 September 1942
Delivered, 2 October 1942
LCT(5)-54 saw no active service with the US Navy
Delivered, 17 November 1942, to the United Kingdom, under terms of the Lend-Lease Act, redesignated HM LCT-2054
Struck from the Naval Register, 9 June 1944
Final Disposition, lost in transit from the US to the UK, December 1942
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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