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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-442 was transferred to the United Kingdom under the Lend-Lease program
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down in September 1942, at New York Shipbuilding Corp, Camden, N.J.
Launched in September 1942
Transferred to the Royal Navy under the lend-lease program, redesignated LCT(5)-2442
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Transferred to the British Army, circa 1950s during the "Malay Emergency"
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. Ship's service generator
three propellers, 675shp
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||LCT(5)-2442 at Den Helder, The Netherlands, to load German POWS for repatriation.
They were transported to Harlingen, The Netherlands, and from there they walked back to Germany.
There is no DANFS history record for LCT(5)-442 / LCT(5)-2442 available at NavSource
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