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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-78 was Lend-Lease to the UK
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5) Class:
Laid down in October 1942 at Jones & Laughlin Steel, Pittsburgh, PA.
Launched in October 1942
Delivered in October-November3 1942
Transferred to Great Britain under the Lend-Lease program, redesignated LCT-2078
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-2078 at Den Helder, The Netherlands, to load German POWS for repatriation.
They were transported to Harlingen, The Netherlands, and from there they walked back to Germany.
There is no DANFS history record available for LCT-2078 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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Last Updated 6 February 2009
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