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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-3 was transferred to France
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive, 6 June 1944, 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, 15 June 1942, at Manitowoc S&B Co. Manitowoc, WI.
Launched, 29 July 1942
Delivered and placed in service, 22 August 1942
During World War II LCT-3 was assigned to the European Theater LCT Flotilla Four, (LCDR. Louis E. Hubbard, Flotilla Commander) and participated in the:
Placed out of service (date unknown)
Transferred to France in 1949
Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT-3 earned one battle star for World War II service
- Invasion of Normandy, June 1944
Displacement 286 short tons
Length 114' 2" (ovl.)
Beam 32' 8"
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
Armament 1 single 20mm AA gun mount, 2 .50 cal. machine guns
Armor 2 1/2" wheelhouse, 2" gun shield
Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 675 per shaft
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||LCT-3, LCT-474 and LCT-526 unload trucks at Slapton Sands, on the southeast coast of Devon, during one of the many rehearsals for D-Day.
There is no DANFS history record for LCT-3 available at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 12 May 2006
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