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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-341 was transferred under terms of the Lend-Lease Act to the United Kingdom
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5) Class:
Laid down in September 1942 at Decatur Iron & Steel Co., Decatur, AL.
Launched in October 1942
Delivered in October 1942
LCT(5)-341 never saw service with the US Navy
Transferred, 6 February 1943, to the United Kingdom, under the Lend-Lease program, redesignated HM LCT-2341
Struck from the Naval Register, 9 June 1944
Final Disposition, lost when the Norwegian ship M/S Bonneville, while in convoy SC121, New York to Liverpool, was torpedoed by U-405 in the North Atlantic, 9 March 1943
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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