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"LCT(8)"-type tank landing craft (LCT4001) (108(79), 1945 - 1947)


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LCT4039 1948 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp. Fate
LCT4001, 1956- Redoubt L4001   Stockton, Thornaby 3/1945 27/7/1945 1945 sold 1966
LCT4002, 1967- Agheila L4002 234 Stockton, Thornaby 3/1945 20/9/1945 1945 to War Dept. 1956
LCT4003   235 Stockton, Thornaby 4/1945 26/10/1945 1946 sold 1946
LCT4004   236 Stockton, Thornaby 5/1945 24/11/1945 6/1947 sold 1947
LCT4005   237 Stockton, Thornaby 6/1945 18/12/1945 --- completed mercantile
LCT4006   238 Stockton, Thornaby 6/1945 18/1/1946 --- completed mercantile
LCT4007     Stockton, Thornaby --- --- --- cancelled
LCT4008     Stockton, Thornaby --- --- --- cancelled
LCT4009     Stockton, Thornaby --- --- --- cancelled
LCT4010     Stockton, Thornaby --- --- --- cancelled
LCT4011     Stockton, Thornaby --- --- --- cancelled
LCT4012     Stockton, Thornaby --- --- --- cancelled
LCT4013     Stockton, Thornaby --- --- --- cancelled
LCT4014     Stockton, Thornaby --- --- --- cancelled
LCT4015     Stockton, Thornaby --- --- --- cancelled
LCT4016     Stockton, Thornaby --- --- --- cancelled
LCT4017     Stockton, Thornaby --- --- --- cancelled
LCT4018     Stockton, Thornaby --- --- --- cancelled
LCT4019     Stockton, Thornaby --- --- --- cancelled
LCT4020     Stockton, Thornaby --- --- --- cancelled
LCT4021     Stockton, Thornaby --- --- --- cancelled
LCT4022     Stockton, Thornaby --- --- --- cancelled
LCT4023     Stockton, Thornaby --- --- --- cancelled
LCT4024     Stockton, Thornaby --- --- --- cancelled
LCT4025 L4025   Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough 1945 19/11/1945 1945 sold 1960
LCT4026     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough 1945 19/12/1945 1945 sold 1949
LCT4027     Cleveland DYd, Middlesbrough 1945 17/1/1946 1946 sold 1950
LCT4028 L4028   Cleveland DYd, Middlesbrough 1945 15/2/1946 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4029     Cleveland DYd, Middlesbrough --- --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4030     Cleveland DYd, Middlesbrough --- --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4031     Cleveland DYd, Middlesbrough --- --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4032     Cleveland DYd, Middlesbrough --- --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4033     Cleveland DYd, Middlesbrough --- --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4034     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough --- --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4035     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough --- --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4036     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough --- --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4037, 1956- Rampart, 1965- Akyab L4037   Arrol, Alloa 1945 1945 1945 to War Dept. 1956, sold 1988
LCT4038, 1956- Citadel L4038   Arrol, Alloa 1945 1945 1945 sold 1971
LCT4039, 1956- Parapet L4039   Arrol, Alloa 1945 1945 1945 stricken 1966
LCT4040, 1956- Bastion L4040   Arrol, Alloa 1945 1945 1945 to Zambia 9/1966
LCT4041, 1965- Abbeville L4041   Arrol, Alloa 1945 1945 1945 to War Dept. 1956
LCT4042 L4042   Arrol, Alloa 1945 1945 1945 sold 1958
LCT4043, 1956- Counterguard L4043   Arrol, Alloa 1945 1945 1945 to Malaysia 1965 (Sri Langkawi)
LCT4044, 1956- Portcullis L4044   Arrol, Alloa 1945 1945 1945 sold 4/1973
LCT4045 L4045   Arrol, Alloa 1945 1945 1945 sold 1958
LCT4046 L4046   Arrol, Alloa 1945 1945 1945 sold 1958/60
LCT4047     Arrol, Alloa --- --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4048     Arrol, Alloa --- --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4049 L4049   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick 1945 1945 1945 sold 1960
LCT4050 L4050   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick 1945 1945 1945 sold 1960
LCT4051 L4051   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick 1945 1945 1945 sold 1958/60
LCT4052 L4052   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick 1945 1945 1945 sold 1958/60
LCT4053 L4053   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick 1945 1945 1945 sold 1958/60
LCT4054 L4054   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick 1945 1945 1945 sold 1958/60
LCT4055 L4055   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick 1945 1945 1945 sold 1958/60
LCT4056 L4056   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick 1945 1945 1945 sold 1958/60
LCT4057 L4057   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick 1945 1945 1945 sold 1958/60
LCT4058 L4058   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick 1945 1945 1945 sold 1958/60
LCT4059 L4059   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick 1945 1945 1945 sold 1958/60
LCT4060 L4060   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick 1945 1945 1945 sold 1958/60
LCT4061, 1965- Audemer L4061   Redpath Brown, Meadowside 1945 1945 1946 to War Dept. 1956, sold 1978
LCT4062, 1965- Aachen L4062   Redpath Brown, Meadowside 1945 1945 1946 to War Dept. 1956, sold 1976
LCT4063, 1956- Ardennes, 1965- Jawada L4063   Redpath Brown, Meadowside 1945 1945 1946 to War Dept. 1956, sold 1960
LCT4064, 1956- Sallyport L4064   Arrol, Alloa   1945 1946 sold 1966
LCT4065 L4065   Redpath Brown, Meadowside   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4066 L4066   Redpath Brown, Meadowside   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4067 L4067   Redpath Brown, Meadowside   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4068 L4068   Redpath Brown, Meadowside   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4069 L4069   Redpath Brown, Meadowside   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4070 L4070   Redpath Brown, Meadowside   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4071 L4071   Redpath Brown, Meadowside   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4072 L4072   Redpath Brown, Meadowside   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4073, 1965- Ardennes L4073   MacLellan, Bo'ness   1945 1946 to War Dept. 1956, sold 1970
LCT4074, 1965- Antwerp L4074   MacLellan, Bo'ness   1945 1946 to War Dept. 1956, sold 1976
LCT4075 L4075   MacLellan, Bo'ness   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4076 L4076   MacLellan, Bo'ness   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4077 L4077   MacLellan, Bo'ness   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4078 L4078   MacLellan, Bo'ness   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4079 L4079   MacLellan, Bo'ness   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4080 L4080   MacLellan, Bo'ness   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4081 L4081   MacLellan, Bo'ness   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4082 L4082   MacLellan, Bo'ness   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4083 L4083   MacLellan, Bo'ness   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4084 L4084   MacLellan, Bo'ness   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4085, 1965- Agedabia L4085   Motherwell Bridge, Meadowside   1945 1946 to War Dept. 1956
LCT4086, 1965- Arromanches L4086   Motherwell Bridge, Meadowside   1945 1946 to War Dept. 1956, sold 1970
LCT4087     Motherwell Bridge, Meadowside   1945 --- cancelled
LCT4088 L4088   Motherwell Bridge, Meadowside   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4089 L4089   Motherwell Bridge, Meadowside   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4090 L4090   Motherwell Bridge, Meadowside   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4091 L4091   Motherwell Bridge, Meadowside   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4092 L4092   Motherwell Bridge, Meadowside   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4093 L4093   Motherwell Bridge, Meadowside   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4094 L4094   Motherwell Bridge, Meadowside   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4095 L4095   Motherwell Bridge, Meadowside   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4096 L4096   Motherwell Bridge, Meadowside   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4097, 1965- Andalsnes L4097   Fairfield, Chepstow   1945 1946 to War Dept. 1956
LCT4098 L4098   Fairfield, Chepstow   1945 1946 sold 1960
LCT4099, 1956- Buttress L4099   Fairfield, Chepstow   1945 1946 to France 1965 (L9061)
LCT4100 L4100   Fairfield, Chepstow   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4101 L4101   Fairfield, Chepstow   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4102 L4102   Fairfield, Chepstow   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4103 L4103   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4104 L4104   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4105 L4105   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4106     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4107     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4108     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4109     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4110     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4111     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4112     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4113     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4114     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4115     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4116     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4117     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4118     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4119     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4120     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4121     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4122     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4123     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4124     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4125     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4126     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4127     Stockton, Thornaby   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4128, 1965- Arrezzo L4128 1512 White, Cowes   1/4/1946 1946 to War Dept. 1956, sold 1965
LCT4129 L4129   White, Cowes   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4130 L4130   Fairfield, Chepstow   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4131 L4131   Fairfield, Chepstow   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4132 L4132   Fairfield, Chepstow   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4133 L4133   Fairfield, Chepstow   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4134 L4134   Fairfield, Chepstow   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4135 L4135   Fairfield, Chepstow   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4136     Arrol, Alloa   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4137     Arrol, Alloa   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4138 L4138   Arrol, Alloa   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4139     Arrol, Alloa   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4140     Arrol, Alloa   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4141     Arrol, Alloa   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4142     Arrol, Alloa   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4143     Arrol, Alloa   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4144     Arrol, Alloa   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4145     Arrol, Alloa   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4146     Arrol, Alloa   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4147     Arrol, Alloa   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4148 L4148   Warrenpoint SY   1945 1946 stricken 1958
LCT4149 L4149   Warrenpoint SY   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4150 L4150   Warrenpoint SY   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4151 L4151   Warrenpoint SY   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4152 L4152   Warrenpoint SY   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4153 L4153   Warrenpoint SY   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4154 L4154   Warrenpoint SY   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4155 L4155   Warrenpoint SY   1945 1946 sold 1958/60
LCT4156 L4156   Lagan, Belfast   1945 1946 sold 1958
LCT4157 L4157   Lagan, Belfast   1945 1947 sold 1958/60
LCT4158 L4158   Lagan, Belfast   1945 1947 sold 1958/60
LCT4159 L4159   Lagan, Belfast   1945 1947 sold 1958/60
LCT4160 L4160   Lagan, Belfast   1945 1947 sold 1958/60
LCT4161 L4161   Lagan, Belfast   1945 1947 sold 1958/60
LCT4162 L4162   Lagan, Belfast   1945 1947 sold 1958/60
LCT4163 L4163   Lagan, Belfast   1945 1947 sold 1958/60
LCT4164, 1965- Arakan L4164   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1947 to War Dept. 1956, sold 1988
LCT4165 L4165   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1947 sold 1958
LCT4166 L4166   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1947 sold 1958/60
LCT4167 L4167   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1947 sold 1958/60
LCT4168 L4168   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1947 sold 1958/60
LCT4169 L4169   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1947 sold 1958/60
LCT4170 L4170   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1947 sold 1958/60
LCT4171 L4171   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1947 sold 1958/60
LCT4172 L4172   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1947 sold 1958/60
LCT4173 L4173   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1947 sold 1958/60
LCT4174 L4174   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1947 sold 1958/60
LCT4175 L4175   Findlay, Old Kirkpatrick   1945 1947 sold 1958/60
LCT4176     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4177     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4178     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4179     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4180     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4181     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4182     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4183     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4184     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4185     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4186     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   --- --- cancelled 1945
LCT4187     Tees-Side Bridge, Middlesbrough   --- --- cancelled 1945


Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement full, t810
Length, m

68.6

Breadth, m11.6
Draught, m

1.45 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Paxman diesels

Power, h. p.

1760

Max speed, kts

11.9

Fuel, t

diesel oil 102700 l

Armament

completed 1945: 3 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV

completed 1946-1947: 3 x 1 - 20/70 Mk III

Military load

8 30t tanks, 42 troops

Complement13


Standard scale images


<i>LCT4001 </i>1955
LCT4001 1955
<i>Portcullis </i>1963
Portcullis 1963


Graphics


<i>LCT4039</i> 1948 <i>Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.</i>
LCT4039 1948 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.


Project history


Design was developed by Thornycroft for service in the Far East. 200 were ordered but only several were completed to war end. The majority was scrapped on slipways.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


Unnamed craft were sold in 1958 - 1960. Named craft were stricken from 1965. Abbeville, Agheila and Audemer were in commission in 1980. 

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