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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-461 was transferred to Great Britain under terms of the lend-lease program for the duration of World War II
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5) Class:
Laid down, September 1942, at New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J.
Launched, September 1942
Delivered, October 1942
LCT(5)-461 never saw service with the US Navy
Transferred, 10 November 1942, to Great Britain under the lend-lease program, redesignated HM LCT-2461
Struck from the Naval Register, 8 May 1946
Final Disposition, lost, capsized and sunk by gunfire in the Bay of Bengal in November 1944
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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