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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-11 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, 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, 25 July 1942, at Manitowoc Ship Building Co. Manitowoc, WI.
Launched, 18 August 1942
Delivered, 14 September 1942
Transferred, 26 October 1942, to the United Kingdom, under the Lend-Lease program, redesignated HM LCT-2011
Armor plating added in early 1944 in the United Kingdom prior to Reverse Lend-Lease to the US Navy, redesignated LCT(A)-2011
During World War II LCT(A)-2011 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-2011 earned one battle star 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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||LCT-2011 moored inboard of LCT-2240 in The
Netherlands, date unknown.
||Courtesy Otto Bram
There is no history record for LCT(5)-11 / LCT-2011 / LCT(A)-2011 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|