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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-399 was transferred under terms of the Lend-Lease Act to the United Kingdom
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down in December 1942 at Mount Vernon Bridge Co. Mount Vernon, OH.
Launched in December 1942
LCT(5)-399 never saw active service with the US Navy
Delivered, 10 February 1943, and transferred to the United Kingdom, under the Lend-Lease program for service, redesignated HM LCT-2399
Returned to US Navy control after the conclusion of World War II
Struck from the Naval Register, 26 February 1946
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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