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Landing Craft Tank
HM LCT-2192

LCT-192 was transferred Lend-Lease to the UK
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5) Class:
  • Laid down, 7 August r 1942, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
  • Launched,7 September 1942
  • Delivered, 19 September 1942
  • LCT(5)-192 never serviced with the US Navy
  • Transferred to the United Kingdom, 15 October 1942, under terms of the lend-lease act, redesignated HM LCT-2192
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 9 June 1944
  • Final Disposition, HM LCT-2192 was in transit from the USA to the UK aboard SS Kosmos II and was lost, 29 October 1942, when SS Kosmos II while sailing with convoy HX-212 was sunk by U-624
    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.
    1 officer
    10 enlisted
    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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