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Harbor Utility Craft - YFU-93
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Landing Craft Utility - LCU-1625 (1959)


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November - Alpha - Uniform - Whiskey
NAUW
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National Defense Service Medal


LCU-1610 Class Landing Craft Tank (Modified Version of LCT Mark 5)
  • Laid down in 1964 at Southern Shipbuilding, Slidell, LA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered, date unknown
  • Placed in service, date unknown
  • Reclassified Harbor Utility Craft YFU-93, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 1979
    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
    one single 20mm AA gun mount
    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-1625 121k LCU-1625 under way, date and location unknown.
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    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history record for LCU-1625 / YFU-93 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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