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"LCT(5)"-type tank landing craft (1942 / 1942, 1942)

LCT2002 1942

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp. Fate
LCT2002 (ex-LCT2), early1944- LCT(A)2002   324 Manitowoc SB, USA 1942 1942

7/1942 // 1942

 
LCT2004 (ex-LCT4), early1944- LCT(A)2004   326 Manitowoc SB, USA 1942 1942 8/1942 // 1942  
LCT2005 (ex-LCT5)   327 Manitowoc SB, USA 1942 1942 8/1942  
LCT2006 (ex-LCT6)   328 Manitowoc SB, USA 1942 1942 8/1942 sunk 13/10/1942
LCT2008 (ex-LCT8), early1944- LCT(A)2008   330 Manitowoc SB, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2009 (ex-LCT9)   331 Manitowoc SB, USA 1942 1942 9/1942  
LCT2010 (ex-LCT10)   332 Manitowoc SB, USA 1942 1942 9/1942  
LCT2011 (ex-LCT11), early1944- LCT(A)2011   333 Manitowoc SB, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2012 (ex-LCT12)   334 Manitowoc SB, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2013 (ex-LCT13)   335 Manitowoc SB, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 to USA 1946
LCT2014 (ex-LCT14)   336 Manitowoc SB, USA 1942 1942 9/1942  
LCT2037 (ex-LCT37), early1944- LCT(A)2037     Kansas City Steel, USA 1942 1942 8/1942 // 1942  
LCT2038 (ex-LCT38)     Kansas City Steel, USA 1942 1942 8/1942  
LCT2039 (ex-LCT39), early1944- LCT(A)2039     Kansas City Steel, USA 1942 1942 8/1942 // 1942 sunk 6/1944
LCT2040 (ex-LCT40), early1944- LCT(A)2040     Kansas City Steel, USA 1942 1942 8/1942 // 1942  
LCT2041 (ex-LCT41), early1944- LCT(CB)2041     Kansas City Steel, USA 1942 1942 8/1942 // 1942  
LCT2042 (ex-LCT42)     Kansas City Steel, USA 1942 1942 8/1942  
LCT2043 (ex-LCT43), early1944- LCT(A)2043     Kansas City Steel, USA 1942 1942 8/1942 // 1942 stricken 1/1945
LCT2044 (ex-LCT44)     Kansas City Steel, USA 1942 1942 8/1942  
LCT2045 (ex-LCT45)     Kansas City Steel, USA 1942 1942 8/1942  
LCT2046 (ex-LCT46), early1944- LCT(A)2046     Kansas City Steel, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942 stricken 12/1944
LCT2047 (ex-LCT47)     Kansas City Steel, USA 1942 1942 9/1942  
LCT2048 (ex-LCT48)     Kansas City Steel, USA 1942 1942 9/1942  
LCT2049 (ex-LCT49), early1944- LCT(A)2049     Kansas City Steel, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942 sunk 6/6/1944
LCT2050 (ex-LCT50), early1944- LCT(A)2050     Kansas City Steel, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2051 (ex-LCT51)     Kansas City Steel, USA 1942 1942 9/1942  
LCT2052 (ex-LCT52), early1944- LCT(A)2052     Kansas City Steel, USA 1942 1942 9/1942  
LCT2053 (ex-LCT53)     Kansas City Steel, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 sunk 12/1942
LCT2054 (ex-LCT54)     Kansas City Steel, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 sunk 12/1942
LCT2055 (ex-LCT55), early1944- LCT(A)2055     Kansas City Steel, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2056 (ex-LCT56), early1944- LCT(A)2056     Kansas City Steel, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2057 (ex-LCT57), early1944- LCT(A)2057     Kansas City Steel, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2073 (ex-LCT73)     Jones & Laughlin Steel, Pittsburgh, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 // 1942 to USA 1944-1944 (LCT73)
LCT2074 (ex-LCT74), early1944- LCT(A)2074     Jones & Laughlin Steel, Pittsburgh, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 // 1942 to USA 1944-1944 (LCT74)
LCT2075 (ex-LCT75), early1944- LCT(A)2075     Jones & Laughlin Steel, Pittsburgh, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 // 1942  
LCT2076 (ex-LCT76)     Jones & Laughlin Steel, Pittsburgh, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 // 1942  
LCT2077 (ex-LCT77)     Jones & Laughlin Steel, Pittsburgh, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 // 1942  
LCT2078 (ex-LCT78)     Jones & Laughlin Steel, Pittsburgh, USA 10/1942 10/1942 10/1942 // 1942  
LCT2079 (ex-LCT79)     Jones & Laughlin Steel, Pittsburgh, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 // 1942  
LCT2119 (ex-LCT119)     Quincy Bargebuilders, USA 1942 1942 8/1942 // 1942 captured by Germany 21/6/1943
LCT2120 (ex-LCT120), early1944- LCT(A)2120     Quincy Bargebuilders, USA 1942 1942 8/1942 // 1942  
LCT2121 (ex-LCT121)     Quincy Bargebuilders, USA 1942 1942 8/1942  
LCT2122 (ex-LCT122)     Quincy Bargebuilders, USA 1942 1942 8/1942 // 1942  
LCT2123 (ex-LCT123)     Quincy Bargebuilders, USA 1942 1942 8/1942 // 1942  
LCT2124 (ex-LCT124)     Quincy Bargebuilders, USA 1942 1942 8/1942  
LCT2130 (ex-LCT130), early1944- LCT(A)2130     Quincy Bargebuilders, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2131 (ex-LCT131), early1944- LCT(A)2131     Quincy Bargebuilders, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2135 (ex-LCT135), early1944- LCT(A)2135     Quincy Bargebuilders, USA 8/1942 9/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2138 (ex-LCT138), early1944- LCT(A)2138     Quincy Bargebuilders, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2150 (ex-LCT150)     Quincy Bargebuilders, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 // 1942  
LCT2186 (ex-LCT186), early1944- LCT(A)2186     Bison SB, North Tonawanda, USA 1942 1942 8/1942 // 1942  
LCT2187 (ex-LCT187)     Bison SB, North Tonawanda, USA 1942 1942 8/1942 sunk 11/1942
LCT2188 (ex-LCT188), early1944- LCT(A)2188     Bison SB, North Tonawanda, USA 1942 1942 8/1942 // 1942  
LCT2189 (ex-LCT189)     Bison SB, North Tonawanda, USA 1942 1942 8/1942  
LCT2190 (ex-LCT190)     Bison SB, North Tonawanda, USA 1942 1942 8/1942 sunk 28/10/1942
LCT2191 (ex-LCT191), early1944- LCT(A)2191     Bison SB, North Tonawanda, USA 1942 1942 8/1942 sunk 6/6/1944
LCT2192 (ex-LCT192)     Bison SB, North Tonawanda, USA 1942 1942 8/1942 sunk 29/10/1942
LCT2193 (ex-LCT193)     Bison SB, North Tonawanda, USA 1942 1942 8/1942 // 1942 to USA 1944-1944 (LCT193)
LCT2194 (ex-LCT194)     Bison SB, North Tonawanda, USA 1942 1942 8/1942  
LCT2225 (ex-LCT225)     Bison SB, North Tonawanda, USA 1942 1942 11/1942 // 1942  
LCT2226 (ex-LCT226)     Bison SB, North Tonawanda, USA 1942 1942 12/1942 // 1942  
LCT2227 (ex-LCT227), early1944- LCT(A)2227     Bison SB, North Tonawanda, USA 1942 1942 12/1942 // 1942  
LCT2228 (ex-LCT228)     Bison SB, North Tonawanda, USA 1942 1942 12/1942 // 1942  
LCT2229 (ex-LCT229)     Bison SB, North Tonawanda, USA 1942 1942 12/1942 // 1942 sunk 6/6/1944
LCT2230 (ex-LCT230)     Bison SB, North Tonawanda, USA 1942 1942 12/1942 // 1942  
LCT2231 (ex-LCT231)     Bison SB, North Tonawanda, USA 1942 1942 12/1942 sunk 30/9/1943
LCT2232 (ex-LCT232)     Bison SB, North Tonawanda, USA 1942 1942 12/1942 // 1942  
LCT2233 (ex-LCT233)     Bison SB, North Tonawanda, USA 1942 1942 12/1942 // 1942  
LCT2234 (ex-LCT234)     Bison SB, North Tonawanda, USA 1942 1942 12/1942 sunk 17/1/1943
LCT2235 (ex-LCT235), early1944- LCT(A)2235     Bison SB, North Tonawanda, USA 1942 1942 12/1942 // 1942  
LCT2236 (ex-LCT236)     Bison SB, North Tonawanda, USA 1942 1942 12/1942 // 1942  
LCT2238 (ex-LCT238)     Pidgeon Thomas Iron, Memphis, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 // 1942  
LCT2239 (ex-LCT239)     Pidgeon Thomas Iron, Memphis, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 sunk 17/1/1943
LCT2240 (ex-LCT240)     Pidgeon Thomas Iron, Memphis, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 // 1942  
LCT2243 (ex-LCT243)     Pidgeon Thomas Iron, Memphis, USA 8/1942 9/1942 10/1942 // 1942  
LCT2246 (ex-LCT246)     Pidgeon Thomas Iron, Memphis, USA 9/1942 9/1942 11/1942 // 1942  
LCT2261 (ex-LCT261)     Pidgeon Thomas Iron, Memphis, USA 10/1942 11/1942 12/1942 // 1942  
LCT2262 (ex-LCT262)     Pidgeon Thomas Iron, Memphis, USA 10/1942 11/1942 12/1942 // 1942  
LCT2263 (ex-LCT263), earrly1944- LCT(A)2263     Pidgeon Thomas Iron, Memphis, USA 10/1942 11/1942 12/1942 sunk 15/7/1944
LCT2264 (ex-LCT264)     Pidgeon Thomas Iron, Memphis, USA 10/1942 11/1942 12/1942 // 1942  
LCT2265 (ex-LCT265)     Pidgeon Thomas Iron, Memphis, USA 10/1942 11/1942 12/1942 // 1942  
LCT2266 (ex-LCT266)     Pidgeon Thomas Iron, Memphis, USA 10/1942 11/1942 12/1942 // 1942  
LCT2267 (ex-LCT267)     Pidgeon Thomas Iron, Memphis, USA 1942 1942 12/1942 sunk 17/1/1943
LCT2269 (ex-LCT269), early1944- LCT(A)2269     Missouri Valley Bridge, Evansville, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2270 (ex-LCT270)     Missouri Valley Bridge, Evansville, USA 8/1942 9/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2272 (ex-LCT272), early1944- LCT(A)2272     Missouri Valley Bridge, Evansville, USA 9/1942 9/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2273 (ex-LCT273), early1944- LCT(A)2273     Missouri Valley Bridge, Evansville, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 // 1942 sunk 6/1944
LCT2275 (ex-LCT275)     Missouri Valley Bridge, Evansville, USA 9/1942 10/1942 10/1942 // 1942  
LCT2281 (ex-LCT281)     Missouri Valley Bridge, Evansville, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 sunk 27/10/1942
LCT2282 (ex-LCT282), early1944- LCT(A)2282     Missouri Valley Bridge, Evansville, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 // 1942  
LCT2283 (ex-LCT283), early1944- LCT(A)2283     Missouri Valley Bridge, Evansville, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 sunk 6/6/1944
LCT2284 (ex-LCT284)     Missouri Valley Bridge, Evansville, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 // 1942 sunk 28/10/1942
LCT2285 (ex-LCT285), early1944- LCT(HE)2285     Missouri Valley Bridge, Evansville, USA 1942 1942 10/1942  
LCT2286 (ex-LCT286)     Missouri Valley Bridge, Evansville, USA 1942 1942 12/1942 // 1942  
LCT2287 (ex-LCT287)     Missouri Valley Bridge, Evansville, USA 1942 1942 12/1942 // 1942  
LCT2289 (ex-LCT289)     Darby Products, Kansas City, USA 8/1942 9/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2291 (ex-LCT291)     Darby Products, Kansas City, USA 8/1942 9/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2292 (ex-LCT292)     Darby Products, Kansas City, USA 8/1942 9/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2295 (ex-LCT295)     Darby Products, Kansas City, USA 8/1942 9/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2296 (ex-LCT296)     Darby Products, Kansas City, USA 9/1942 9/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2297 (ex-LCT297)     Darby Products, Kansas City, USA 9/1942 9/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2301 (ex-LCT301), early1944- LCT(A)2301     Darby Products, Kansas City, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 // 1942 sunk 6/1944
LCT2302 (ex-LCT302), earrly1944- LCT(A)2302     Darby Products, Kansas City, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 // 1942  
LCT2303 (ex-LCT303), early1944- LCT(A)2303     Darby Products, Kansas City, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 // 1942  
LCT2304 (ex-LCT304), early1944- LCT(A)2304     Darby Products, Kansas City, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 // 1942  
LCT2306 (ex-LCT306)     Darby Products, Kansas City, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 // 1942  
LCT2307 (ex-LCT307)     Darby Products, Kansas City, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 // 1942 sunk 6/6/1944
LCT2309 (ex-LCT2309), early1944- LCT(A)2309     Omaha Steel Works 1942 1942 11/1942 // 1942  
LCT2310 (ex-LCT310), early1944- LCT(A)2310     Omaha Steel Works 1942 1942 11/1942 // 1942  
LCT2312 (ex-LCT312)     Omaha Steel Works, USA 1942 1942 11/1942 sunk 12/1942
LCT2313 (ex-LCT313)     Omaha Steel Works, USA 9/1942 9/1942 11/1942 // 1942  
LCT2331 (ex-LCT331)     Omaha Steel Works, USA 1942 1942 11/1942 sunk 7/1944
LCT2334 (ex-LCT334)     Decatur Iron & Steel, USA 6/1942 8/1942 8/1942 // 1942  
LCT2335 (ex-LCT335)     Decatur Iron & Steel, USA 1942 1942 8/1942 sunk 7/2/1943
LCT2336 (ex-LCT336)     Decatur Iron & Steel, USA 1942 1942 8/1942 // 1942  
LCT2337 (ex-LCT337), early1944- LCT(CB)2337     Decatur Iron & Steel, USA 6/1942 8/1942 9/1942 // 1942 abandoned 20/7/1944
LCT2338 (ex-LCT338), early1944- LCT(CB)2338     Decatur Iron & Steel, USA 6/1942 8/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2339 (ex-LCT339)     Decatur Iron & Steel, USA 6/1942 8/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2341 (ex-LCT341)     Decatur Iron & Steel, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 sunk 10/3/1943
LCT2343 (ex-LCT343)     Decatur Iron & Steel, USA 6/1942 8/1942 10/1942 // 1942  
LCT2344 (ex-LCT344)     Decatur Iron & Steel, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 sunk 17/1/1943
LCT2345 (ex-LCT345)     Decatur Iron & Steel, USA 6/1942 8/1942 10/1942 // 1942  
LCT2361 (ex-LCT361)     Decatur Iron & Steel, USA 11/1942 12/1942 12/1942 // 1942  
LCT2363 (ex-LCT363), early1944- LCT(A)2363     Decatur Iron & Steel, USA 1942 1942 12/1942 // 1942  
LCT2398 (ex-LCT398)     Mount Vernon Bridge, USA 1942 1942 12/1942 sunk 3/1943
LCT2399 (ex-LCT399)     Mount Vernon Bridge, USA 12/1942 12/1942 12/1942 // 1942  
LCT2402 (ex-LCT402), early1944- LCT(A)402   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 1942 1942 8/1942 // 1942 sunk 6/1944
LCT2420 (ex-LCT420)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 1942 1942 9/1942  
LCT2421 (ex-LCT421), early1944- LCT(A)2421   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2422 (ex-LCT422)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 1942 1942 9/1942  
LCT(R)2423 (ex-LCT423)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2424 (ex-LCT424), early1944- LCT(A)2424   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2425 (ex-LCT425), early1944- LCT(A)2425   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2426 (ex-LCT426), early1944- LCT(A)2426   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2427 (ex-LCT427), early1944- LCT(A)2427   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2428 (ex-LCT428), early1944- LCT(A)2428   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942 sunk 6/1944
LCT2429 (ex-LCT429), early1944- LCT(A)2429   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2430 (ex-LCT430)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 8/1942 8/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2432 (ex-LCT432)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 8/1942 8/1942 9/1942  
LCT2433 (ex-LCT433), early1944- LCT(HE)2433   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 8/1942 8/1942 9/1942  
LCT2435 (ex-LCT435), early1944- LCT(A)2435   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 8/1942 8/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2436 (ex-LCT436)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 8/1942 8/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2437 (ex-LCT437), early1944- LCT(A)2437   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 1942 1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2438 (ex-LCT438)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 9/1942 9/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2439 (ex-LCT439)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 9/1942 9/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2440 (ex-LCT440)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 9/1942 9/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2441 (ex-LCT441)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 9/1942 9/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2442 (ex-LCT442)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 9/1942 9/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2444 (ex-LCT444)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 9/1942 9/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2445 (ex-LCT445)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 9/1942 9/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT(R)2450 (ex-LCT(R)450)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 9/1942 9/1942 9/1942 // 1942  
LCT2453 (ex-LCT453)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 9/1942 9/1942 10/1942  
LCT2454 (ex-LCT454), early1944- LCT(A)2454   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 // 1942 sunk 13/10/1944
LCT2455 (ex-LCT455)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 9/1942 9/1942 10/1942  
LCT2460 (ex-LCT460)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA     10/1942 // 1942  
LCT2461 (ex-LCT461)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 9/1942 9/1942 10/1942 sunk 11/1944
LCT2477 (ex-LCT477), early1944- LCT(A)2477   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 1942 1942 10/1942 // 1942  
LCT2478 (ex-LCT478)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 10/1942 10/1942 10/1942  
LCT2479 (ex-LCT479)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 10/1942 10/1942 10/1942  
LCT2480 (ex-LCT480)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 10/1942 10/1942 10/1942 sunk 8/3/1943
LCT2483 (ex-LCT483), early1944- LCT(A)2483   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 10/1942 10/1942 11/1942 // 1942  
LCT2484 (ex-LCT484), early1944- LCT(A)2484   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 1942 1942 11/1942 // 1942  
LCT2485 (ex-LCT485), early1944- LCT(A)2485   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 1942 1942 11/1942 // 1942  
LCT2487 (ex-LCT487)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 10/1942 10/1942 11/1942 // 1942  
LCT2488 (ex-LCT488), early1944- LCT(A)2488   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 1942 1942 11/1942 // 1942  
LCT2490 (ex-LCT490)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 10/1942 10/1942 11/1942 // 1942  
LCT2491 (ex-LCT491)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 10/1942 10/1942 11/1942  
LCT2498 (ex-LCT498), early1944- LCT(A)2498   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 1942 1942 11/1942 // 1942 sunk 6/1944
LCT2499 (ex-LCT499)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 1942 1942 11/1942 // 1942  
LCT2500 (ex-LCT500)   144 New York SB, Camden, USA 1942 1942 11/1942 // 1942  

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

283 landing

Length, m

34.8

Breadth, m

9.96

Draught, m

0.86 fore, 1.27 aft

No of shafts

3

Machinery

diesels

Power, h. p.

675

Max speed, kts

8

Fuel, t

diesel oil, 1200 nm (7 kts)

Armament

2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV

LCT(R): 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, rockets

Capacity

4 medium or 3 heavy tanks or 150 t of cargo

Complement

11

Ship project history: Standard US-built LCT transferred by lend-lease, for convenience of transportation through ocean could been disassembled on 3-5 parts.

Modernizations:  None.

Naval service:  LCT2006 was sunk on board of s/s Southern Empress (she was torpedoed by German submarine U221) en route from USA to UK.

All were returned to USA after war.

Ivan Gogin, 2008-10