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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-2 was Lend-Lease to the UK and Reverse Lend-Lease back to the US
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive, Invasion of Normandy)
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 19 June 1942, at Manitowoc S.B. Co. Manitowoc, WI.
Launched, 25 July 1942
Delivered, 17 August 1942
Transferred to the United Kingdom, 11 September 1942, under the Lend-Lease program, redesignated HM LCT-2002
Armor plating added in early 1944 in the United Kingdom prior to Reverse Lend-Lease to the US Navy, redesignated LCT(A)-2002
During World War II LCT(A)-2002 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater and participated in the following campaign:
Placed out of service. date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT(5)-2 earned one battle star as LCT(A)-2002 for World War II service
Returned, 2 December 1946, to the US State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission
Sold in June 1947
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of Normandy, LCT Gunfire Support Group, 6 to 25 June 1944
Displacement 285 t.(fl)
Length 114' 2" (o.a.)
Beam 32' 8"
limiting 3' 6"
max.navigational 3' 6"
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
two single 20mm AA gun mounts
two .50 cal. machine guns
wheelhouse 2 1/2"
gun shields 2"
Fuel Capacity Diesel 80 Bbls
three Grey Marine 6-71 Diesel engines
one Diesel-drive 20Kw 120V. D.C. Ship's service generator
three propellers, 675shp
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There is no history record for LCT-2 / LCT-2002 / LCT(A)-2002 available at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
LCT(A)s at Normandy on D-Day
Last Updated 23 March 2018
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|