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Landing Craft Utility
LCU-1474


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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    Sour
    LCU-1474 65k Ex-LCU-1474 in the service of Lebanon as Sour underway in 1968, location unknown.
    Official Lebanese Navy photo.
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history record for LCU-1474 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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    World War II LCT Flotillas
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    Last Updated 9 January 2015