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Harbor Utility Craft - YFU-93
Landing Craft Utility - LCU-1625 (1959)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Alpha - Uniform - Whiskey
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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
Displacement 180 t.(lt), 360 t.(fl)
Length 119' (o.a.)
Design Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
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 under way, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo.
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
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 20 March 2015
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