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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-57 was transferred under terms of the Lend-Lease Act to the United Kingdom for the duration of World War II
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5) Class:
Laid down, 17 September 1942, at Kansas City Structural Steel Co., Kansas City, KS
Launched, 27 September 1942
Delivered, 20 October 1942
LCT(5)-57 saw no active service with the US Navy
Transferred, 11 February 1942, to the United Kingdom, under terms of the Lend-Lease Act, 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
Returned, 2 December 1946, to the US State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission
Sold in June 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. Ships' service generator
three propellers, 675shp
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