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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"
    Draft 3'
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement 13
    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-432/LCT-433 42k LCT(HE)-2433 and LCT-2432 beached, date and place unknown.. Courtesy Tony Chapman
    LCT-52/A2052 36k 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

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    World War II LCT Flotillas
    Combined Operations
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