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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-123 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, 3 July 1942, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched, 9 August 1942
Delivered, 2 September 1942
LCT(5)-123 never serviced with the US Navy
Transferred to Great Britain under terms of the lend-lease program, redesignated HM LCT-2123
Returned, 7 January 1946, to the War Shipping Administration
Sold in October 1947
Struck from the Naval Register, 25 February 1946
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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