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AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFT

"LCT(1)"-type tank landing craft (1940 - 1941)

TLC1 1941

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp. Fate
TLC1, 1941- LCT1   795 Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow   ? 12/1940 sunk 4-5/1941
TLC2, 1941- LCT2   796 Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow   ? 12/1940 sunk 12/10/1941
TLC3, 1941- LCT3   31 Vickers-Armstrong, Tyne   16/12/1940 12/1940 auxiliary NSC(L)94 1945
TLC4, 1941- LCT4   32 Vickers-Armstrong, Tyne   23/12/1940 12/1940 to Italy 1946
TLC5, 1941- LCT5   1079 Cammell Laird, Birkenhead   16/11/1940 11/1940 sunk 28/4/1941
TLC6, 1941- LCT6   1080 Cammell Laird, Birkenhead   16/11/1940 11/1940 sunk 4-5/1941
TLC7, 1941- LCT7   690 Fairfield, Govan   5/12/1940 12/1940 sunk 12/10/1941
TLC8, 1941- LCT8   691 Fairfield, Govan   10/12/1940 12/1940 sunk 29/7/1941
TLC9, 1941- LCT9   692 Fairfield, Govan   24/12/1940 12/1940 to Italy 1946
TLC10, 1941- LCT10   693 Fairfield, Govan   30/12/1940 12/1940 sunk 17/7/1941
TLC11, 1941- LCT11   1121 Harland & Wolff, Belfast   9/12/1940 12/1940 sunk 16/12/1941
TLC12, 1941- LCT12   1122 Harland & Wolff, Belfast   9/12/1940 12/1940 sunk before 8/1941
TLC13, 1941- LCT13   581 John Brown, Clydebank 9/1940 9/12/1940 12/1940 ?
TLC14, 1941- LCT14   582 John Brown, Clydebank 10/1940 10/12/1940 12/1940 sunk 12/8/1941
TLC15, 1941- LCT15   596 Scotts, Greenock   9/12/1940 12/1940 sunk 4-5/1941
TLC16, 1941- LCT16   597 Scotts, Greenock   11/12/1940 12/1940 sunk 2/6/1941
TLC17, 1941- LCT17   641 Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn   2/11/1940 11/1940 to Italy 1946
TLC18, 1941- LCT18   642 Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn   12/11/1940 11/1940 UNRRA service 1945
TLC19, 1941- LCT19   987 A. Stephens, Linthouse   ? 11/1940 sunk 4-5/1941
TLC20, 1941- LCT20   988 A. Stephens, Linthouse   ? 11/1940 sunk 5/1941
TLC21, 1941- LCT21   35 Vickers-Armstrong, Tyne   28/3/1941 4/1941 BU 5/1945
TLC22, 1941- LCT22   36 Vickers-Armstrong, Tyne   11/4/1941 4/1941 BU 5/1945
TLC23, 1941- LCT23   1090 Cammell Laird, Birkenhead   26/2/1941 3/1941 BU 5/1945
TLC24, 1941- LCT24   1091 Cammell Laird, Birkenhead   26/2/1941 3/1941 BU 5/1945
TLC25, 1941- LCT25   1126 Harland & Wolff, Belfast   11/3/1941 3/1941 sold, BU 8/1960
TLC26, 1941- LCT26   1127 Harland & Wolff, Belfast   11/3/1941 3/1941 BU 9/1945
TLC27, 1941- LCT27   583 John Brown, Clydebank 12/1940 6/3/1941 3/1941 BU 9/1945
TLC28, 1941- LCT28   584 John Brown, Clydebank 12/1940 22/3/1941 4/1941 BU 6/1945
TLC29, 1941- LCT29   644 Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn   17/3/1941 4/1941 BU 6/1945
TLC30, 1941- LCT30   645 Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn   27/3/1941 4/1941 CTL 10/1944

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

372

Length, m

46.3

Breadth, m

8.84

Draught, m

1.33 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Hall-Scott petrol engines

Power, h. p.

840

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

petrol 16600 l

Armament

2 x 1 - 40/39 2pdr QF Mk VIII

Military load

3 40t or 6 20t tanks

Complement

12

Ship project history: Hull could been disassembled on 4 parts for transportation on large distances.

Modernizations: some by 1944 - 1945: - 2 x 1 - 40/39; + 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV

Naval service:  No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2008-15