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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(6)-708 was lend-lease to the UK
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 5 November 1943, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched, 18 December 1943
Delivered, 6 January 1944
During World War II LCT(6)-708 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater and participated in the following campaign:
Returned to US custody, date unknown
Struck From the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of Normandy 6 to 25 June 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. Ship's service generator
three propellers, 675shp
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