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Name: L C T 7074
Type: Tank Landing Craft
Keel: 1944
Launched: 30/03/1944
Completed: 1944
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 677
Dimensions: 350disp - 625disp, 175.0 x 31.0 x 5.3(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Petrol engines, 2000hp
Engines by: Sterling Engine Co, Buffalo, New York
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 11.5knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 1 x 2pdr AA guns
History:
22/03/1944 British Royal Navy
04/1945 Renamed NSC(L) 19
1948 Master Mariner's Club, Liverpool; renamed LANDFALL
197X Compass Catering Ltd, Liverpool; renamed CLUBSHIP LANDFALL
199X Warship Preservation Trust
2014 National Museum of the Royal Navy
No later history known
Comments: Tank Landing Craft - Mark III
Designed to carry 5 x 40tons tanks or 11 x 20tons tanks
04/1945: Intended conversion to emergency repairs ship no carried out
197X: Converted into a riverside nightclub
01/2006: Warship Preservation Trust went into administration
2010: Sank at her mooring in Birkenhead East Float
2014: Scheduled for conservation as a museum exhibit
16/10/2014: Raised & floated into the hold of CONDOCK
10/2014: Taken to Portsmouth for restoration


Above photo copyright National Historic Ships UK

Above photo copyright of Les Auld

Above photo copyright National Historic Ships UK

Above photo copyright National Historic Ships UK

Above photo copyright National Historic Ships UK

Above photo copyright National Historic Ships UK