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Landing Craft Utility
LCU-1471


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Oscar - Lima - Romeo
NOLR
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
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications
    Displacement 180 t.(lt), 360 t.(fl)
    Length 119' (o.a.)
    Beam 34'
    Draft 6'
    Design Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement 14
    Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
    Armament
    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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    LCU-1471 124k LCU-1471 Off the coast of Spain in September 1964 during Exercise Steel Pike I.
    US Navy photo from "All Hands" Magazine", June 1965 issue.
    Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.

    There is no DANFS history record for LCU-1471 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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