Allied Warships

HMS LCT 2006 (LCT 2006)

Landing craft tank of the LCT (Mk 5) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeLanding craft tank
ClassLCT (Mk 5) 
PennantLCT 2006 
Built byManitowoc Shipbuilding Co. (Manitowoc, Wisconsin, U.S.A.)  
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched 
Commissioned22 Aug 1942 
Lost14 Oct 1942 
Loss position53° 40'N, 40° 40'W

The British landing craft tank HMS LCT 2006 (LCT 2006) lost on 14 Oct 1942 in position 53° 40'N, 40° 40'W.

History

Lost on transfer from the USA to the UK aboard the British merchant Southern Empress, which was sunk by the German submarine U-221 on 14 October 1942.

 

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