The site of where hundreds of landing craft were built for the D-Day Landings, including Landing Craft, Tank (LCT) 7074 which is currently being renovated in Portsmouth.
LCT 7074 took part in the D-Day Landings. Embarking from the River Orwell, she was sent to land on Gold Beach where she successfully landed 9 out of the 10 Sherman Tanks carried on the craft. Post D-Day, the LCT was decommissioned in 1948 and served as a nightclub before being left to decay. After gaining funding from National Memorial Heritage Fund (NHMF), the craft was resurfaced and transported to Portsmouth in late 2014.
|Address||Wagonway Road, Hebburn, Tyne and Wear NE31 1AW, UK|
|County||Tyne and Wear|
|Site Ownership and Access Information||The site has since become derelict and is owned by the A&P Group.|
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