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LCT(5)-433 was delivered to the Royal Navy under terms of the Lend-Lease program for the duration of World War II
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
  • Laid down in September 1942 at New York Shipbuilding Corp, Camden, N.J.
  • Launched in September 1942
  • Delivered in September 1942
  • LCT(5)-433 saw no active service with the US Navy
  • Transferred, 20 September 1942, to the United Kingdom under terms of the Lend-Lease program, redesignated HM LCT(HE)-2433 (High Explosives)
  • 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.
    1 officer
    10 enlisted
    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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    LCT-432/LCT-433 42k LCT(HE)-2433 and LCT-2432 beached, date and location unknown.. Courtesy Tony Chapman
    LCT-52/A2052 36k LCT(HE)-2433 beached alongside LCT(A)-2052, 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

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