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"LCT(6)"-type tank landing craft (LCT2627) (2, 1943 / 1943)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp. Fate
LCT2627 (ex-LCT627)     Bison SB, USA     12/1943 // 1943 to USA 1945
LCT2628 (ex-LCT628)     Bison SB, USA     12/1943 // 1943 to USA 1945


Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement full, t309 landing
Length, m

36.3

Breadth, m9.96
Draught, m

1.09 fore, 1.22 aft

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 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

Military load

4 medium or 3 heavy tanks or 150 t of cargo

Complement13


Standard scale images


<i>LCT2627</i> 1943
LCT2627 1943


Ship project history


US-built LCT delivered by lend-lease. Variety of LCT(5).

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


Both were returned to USA after war.