These boats with a tank carrying adaptor mounted between them, land a seven ton caterpillar tractor, during a demonstration for eleven Latin American admirals, held near New Orleans about May 1941. These boats had been Built for England. The LCPL landing craft of World War II was developed from this design.
Photograph sent to ADM Stark by A.J. Higgins, 26, May 1941.
Naval History and Heritage Command