Allied Warships

USS LCT 21 (LCT 21)

Landing craft tank of the LCT (Mk 5) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLanding craft tank
ClassLCT (Mk 5) 
PennantLCT 21 
Built byManitowoc Shipbuilding Co. (Manitowoc, Wisconsin, U.S.A.)  
Ordered 
Laid downAug 1942 
LaunchedSep 1942 
CommissionedOct 1942 
Lost1 Jan 1943 
History

Lost off Oran, Algeria on 1 January 1943 on board the merchant Arthur Middleton that was sunk by the German submarine U-73

 

Hit by U-boat
Sunk on 1 Jan 1943 by U-73 (Deckert).

U-boat AttackSee our U-boat attack entry for the USS LCT 21

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U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor


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