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US Army LCU-1562
LCU-1466 Class Landing Craft Tank:
Laid down, March 1955, at Avondale Shipyards, New Orleans, L.A.
Launched in 1955
Placed in service in 1955
Retired in August 1990
Final Disposition, unknown
Displacement 180 t.(lt), 360 t.(fl)
Length 119' (ovl.)
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,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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Last Updated 17 April 2009
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