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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-57 / LCT-2057 / LCT(A)-2057
LCT-57 was Lend-Lease to the UK
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5) Class:
Laid down in 1942 at Kansas City Structural Steel Co., Kansas City, KS
Launched in 1942
Delivered and transferred to the United Kingdom, under the Lend-Lease program for Mediterranean Theater service, redesignated HM LCT-2057
Armor plating added in early 1944 in the United Kingdom redesignated HM LCT(A)-2057
HM LCT(A)-2057 was assigned to LCT Gunfire Support Group for the Invasion of Normandy in June 1944
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
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(A)s at Normandy on D-Day
Last Updated 22 April 2005
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