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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-306 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 in October 1942 at Darby Products of Steel Plate Corp., Kansas City, KS.
Launched in November 1942
LCT(5)-306 never saw active service with the US Navy
Delivered and transferred, 24 November 1942, to the United Kingdom, under the Lend-Lease program, redesignated HM LCT-2306
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
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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