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Landing Craft Utility
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Golf - Oscar - Bravo
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
National Defense Service Medal
LCU-1466 Class Landing Craft Tank (Modified Version of LCT Mark 5)
Built in 1953 at Island Dockyard Kingston, N.Y.
Launched, date unknown
Delivered, date unknown
Placed in service, date unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Acquired, date unknown, by Army Reserve 824th Transportation Co. in Morehead City, N.C.
Acquired, by the North Carolina Division of Fisheries, circa 2003, named RV Long Bay
Sold as surplus by the Division of Fisheries in 2007, a non-profit group in Morehead City, N.C.
Current Disposition, unknown.
Displacement 180 t.(lt), 360 t.(fl)
Length 119' (o.a.)
Design Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
two twin 20mm AA gun mounts, one port, one starboard
two .50 cal. machine guns
Armor 2 1/2" wheelhouse, 2" gun shield
Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 shafts, Shaft horsepower 675 bhp per shaft
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||US Army Reserve LCU-1467 underway to provide lift support for restoration work, date unknown.
||Fort Branch Battlefield Commission web site
There is no history record for LCU-1467 available at NavSource
Last Updated 17 April 2009
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