Allied Warships

HMS LCT 1005 (LCT 1005)

Landing Craft Tank of the LCT (Mk 4) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeLanding Craft Tank
ClassLCT (Mk 4) 
PennantLCT 1005 
Built byFairfield Mabey Bridge (Chepstow, Wales, U.K.) 
Ordered 1943 
Laid down 
End service 

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Notable events involving LCT 1005 include:

1 Nov 1944
Took part in Operation Infatuate II (the landing at Westkapelle, Netherlands) as Loading Table Index Number (LTIN) 4 carrying assault team Apple (3 Sherman Crabs and 2 Churchill AVREs), an armoured bulldozer and commandos. Landed on Westkapelle beach and all tanks got off, though the bulldozer refused to start. The tanks, though, all bogged on the beach almost immediately bulldozer returned to Ostend with the LCT. (1)


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