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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-230 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):
Laid down, 31 July 1942, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 31 July 1942
Delivered, 5 September 1942
Transferred to the United Kingdom, 9 November 1942, under terms of the Lend-Lease act, redesignated HM LCT-2230
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Delivered to the Foreign Liquidation Commission in June 1947
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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||HM 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 history record for LCT(5)-230 / LCT-2230 available at NavSource
Last Updated 27 April 2018
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