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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-121 was transferred Lend-Lease to the UK
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 2 July 1942, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched, 6 August 1942
Delivered, 26 August 1942
LCT(5)-121 never serviced as a US Navy vessel
Transferred, 10 February 1943, the United Kingdom under terms of the Lend-Lease Act, redesignated HM LCT-2121
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. Ship's service generator
three propellers, 675shp
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