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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-76 was transferred to the United Kingdom under terms of the Lend-Lease Act for the duration of World War II
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5) Class:
Laid down, 1 September 1942, at Jones & Laughlin Steel, Pittsburgh, PA.
Launched, 6 October 1942
Delivered, 21 October 1942
LCT(5)-76 never saw service with the US Navy
Transferred, 4 November 1942, to the United Kingdom, under the Lend-Lease program, redesignated HM LCT-2076
Returned, 7 January 1946, to the US State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission
Struck from the Naval Register, 25 February 1946
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. Ships' service generator
three propellers, 675shp
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