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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-433 / LCT(HE)-2433
LCT-433 was delivered to the Royal Navy under terms of the Lend-Lease program
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, circa August 1942, at New York Shipbuilding Corp, Camden, N.J.
Launched, circa August 1942
Delivered and placed in service, circa September 1942
LCT-433 saw no active service with the US Navy
Transferred Lend-Lease to the United Kingdom redesignated LCT(HE)-2433 (High Explosives)
Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 286 short tons
Length 114' 2" (ovl.)
Beam 32' 8"
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
Armament 1 single 20mm AA gun mount, 2 .50 cal. machine guns
Armor 2 1/2" wheelhouse, 2" gun shield
Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 675 per shaft
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||LCT(HE)-2433 and LCT-2432 beached, date and place unknown..
||Courtesy Tony Chapman
||LCT(HE)-2433 beached alongside LCT(A)-52, on D-Day at Normandy, 6 June 1944. Both craft were units to the 100th LCT(A)(HE) Flotilla assigned to Sword beach with the 8th Infantry Brigade (assaulting) of the 3rd British Division.
||WWII LCT web site
There is no DANFS history available for LCT-433 / LCT-2433 at Navsource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 7 October 2005
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