Allied Warships

USS LCT 496 (LCT 496)

Landing craft tank of the LCT (Mk 5) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLanding craft tank
ClassLCT (Mk 5) 
PennantLCT 496 
Built byNew York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.)  
Laid downOct 1942 
LaunchedOct 1942 
CommissionedNov 1942 
Lost2 Oct 1943 

Lost in the English Channel by Enemy gunfire


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