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NavSource Online: Amphibious Photo Archive
Landing Craft Utility
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Romeo - Charlie - Whiskey
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
National Defense Service Medal
LCU-1466 Class Landing Craft Tank:
Laid down circa 1952-55 at Island Dock Yard, Kingston, N.Y.
Launched, date unknown
Delivered, date unknown
Placed in service, date and location unknown
Placed out of service, date and location unknown
Acquired by North Carolina Division of Fisheries in 1978, named RV Rose Bay II, used for oyster rehabilitation and artificial reef development
Sold by the North Carolina State Surplus Property Agency in 1997
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 180 t.(lt), 360 t.(fl)
Length 119' (o.a.)
Design Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7kts
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
two twin 20mm AA gun mounts, one port, one starboard,2 .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-1487 entering Fort Snelling (LSD-30)'s well-deck, date and place unknown.|
US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine July 1957.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
There is no history available for LCU-1487 at Navsource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
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Last Updated 17 April 2009
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