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Landing Craft Tank
LCT- 3


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
    Specifications:
    Displacement 286 short tons
    Length 114' 2" (ovl.)
    Beam 32' 8"
    Draft 3'
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement 13
    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 73k 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. Robert Hurst

    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
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    Last Updated 12 May 2006