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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-124 was transferred to Great Britain under terms of the lend-lease program for the duration of World War II
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down in September 1942 at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy. IL.
Launched in September 1942
Delivered, 8 October 1942
LCT(5)-124 never saw active service with the US Navy
Transferred under terms of the Lend-Lease Act to the United Kingdom
Placed in service as HM LCT-2124, date unknown
HM LCT-2124 was loaded aboard HM LST-280 at Thames, England for Far East service, circa January 1945
Returned to US Naval custody, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 26 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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