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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-238 was transferred to the United Kingdom under terms of the Lend-Lease Act for the duration of World War II
Laid down, 25 August 1942. at Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Co. Memphis, TN.
Launched, 14 September 1942
Delivered, 25 September 1942
LCT(5)-238 never served with the US Navy
Transferred to the United Kingdom, 13 January 1943, under terms of the Lend-Lease Act, redesignated HM LCT-2238
Struck from the Naval Register, 22 December 1944
Delivered, 13 January 1945, to the Foreign Liquidation Commission for disposal
Final Disposition, sunk, date and location 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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