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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-230 was transferred under terms of the Lend-Lease Act to the United Kingdom
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down in October 1942 at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched in November 1942
Delivered and transferred to the United Kingdom, under the Lend-Lease program for Mediterranean Theater service, redesignated LCT-2230
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 286 short tons
Length 114' 2" (ovl.)
Beam 32' 8"
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
Armament 1 single 20mm AA gun mount, 2 .50 cal. machine guns
Armor 2 1/2" wheelhouse, 2" gun shield
Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 675 per shaft
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||LCT-2230 at Den Helder, The Netherlands, to load German POWS for repatriation.
They were transported to Harlingen, The Netherlands, and from there they walked back to Germany.
There is no DANFS history record for LCT-2230 available at NavSource
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