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"LCT(1)"-type tank landing craft (LCT1) (30, 1940 - 1941)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp. Fate
TLC1, 1941- LCT1   795 Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow   ? 12.1940 sunk 8.1941
TLC2, 1941- LCT2   796 Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow   ? 12.1940 sunk 13.10.1941
TLC3, 1941- LCT3   31 Vickers-Armstrong, Tyne   16.12.1940 12.1940 auxiliary NSC(L)94 10.1943
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 6.1941
TLC7, 1941- LCT7   690 Fairfield, Govan   5.12.1940 12.1940 sunk 13.10.1941
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 8.1941
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 8.1941
TLC20, 1941- LCT20   988 A. Stephens, Linthouse   ? 11.1940 sunk 6.1941
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


Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement full, t

372

Length, m

46.3

Breadth, m8.84
Draught, m

1.33 deep load

No of shafts2
Machinery

2 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

Complement12


Standard scale images


<i>TLC1</i> 1941
TLC1 1941


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.

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.