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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-236 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, 19 August 1942, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 9 September 1942
Delivered, 19 September 1942
Transferred to the United Kingdom, 24 November 1942, under terms of the Lend-Lease Act, redesignated HM LCT-2236
Delivered, 4 February 1946, to the War Shipping Administration for disposal
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold, 15 September 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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