Please Report Any Broken Links Or Trouble You Might Come Across To The Webmaster.
Please Take A Moment To Let Us Know So That We Can Correct Any Problems And Make Your Visit As Enjoyable And As Informative As Possible.
NavSource Online: Amphibious Photo Archive
Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-240 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, 25 August 1942, at Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Co. Memphis, TN.
Launched, 17 September 1942
Delivered, 28 September 1942
LCT(5)-240 never served in the US Navy
Transferred to the United Kingdom, 6 February 1943, under terms of the Lend-Lease Act, redesignated HM LCT-2240
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Delivered, 2 December 1946, to the Foreign Liquidation Commission for disposal
Sold 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
|Click On Image
For Full Size Image
||HM LCT-2240 moored outboard of HM LCT-2011 in The Netherlands, date unknown.
||Courtesy Otto Bram
There is no history record for LCT(5)-240 / LCT-2240 available at NavSource
Last Updated 27 April 2018
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|