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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-187 was transferred Lend-Lease to the UK
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5) Class:
Laid down in September 1942 at Quincy Barge Builder, Quincy, IL.
Launched in September 1942
Delivered in September 1942
Transferred to Great Britain, 15 October 1942, under the Lend-Lease program redesignated, HM LCT-2187
Struck from the Naval Register, 9 June 1944
Final Disposition, lost in transit from the US to the UK, November 1942
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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