Allied Warships

USS LCT 480 (LCT 480)

Landing craft tank of the LCT (Mk 5) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLanding craft tank
ClassLCT (Mk 5) 
PennantLCT 480 
Built byNew York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.)  
Laid downOct 1942 
LaunchedOct 1942 
End service 

Transferred to the RN upon completion in October 1942
Lost while in transfer to the U.K. on 8 March 1943 when the merchant Fort Lamy was sunk by the German submarine U-527


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