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LCT(6)-628 was transferred to the United Kingdom under the Lend-Lease Act
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, November 1943, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, December 1943
Delivered, December 1943
LCT(6)-628 saw no active service with the US Navy
Transferred, 21 January 1944, to to the United Kingdom, under the Lend-Lease Act, redesignated HM LCT-2628
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
Length 119' 1" (ovl.)
Beam 32' 8"
limiting 3' 9"
maximum navigation 5'
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
two single 20mm AA gun mounts
four .50 cal. machine guns
gun shields 10lbs
Fuel Capacity Diesel 80 Bbls
three Grey Marine 6-71 Diesel engines
two Diesel-drive 10Kw 120V. D.C.
three propellers, 675shp
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