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US Army LCU-1585
LCU-1466 Class Landing Craft Tank:
Laid down in 1954, unknown builder
Launched in 1954
Placed in service in 1954
Retired, date unknown
Final Disposition, date 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
Armament 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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||USS Okanogan (APA-220) transferring cargo to US Army LCU-1585 during Amphibious Exercise in the Philippines in 1962.
||CWO3 John Trolinger (RD2) USS Okanogan)
There is no DANFS history record for LCU-1585 available at NavSource
Last Updated 20 June 2014
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