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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down in August 1942 at Manitowoc Ship Building Co. Manitowoc, WI.
Launched in September 1942
Delivered and placed in service, date unknown
During World War II LCT(5)-21 was assigned to the Europea-Africa Middle East Theater
LCT(5)-21was in transit from the USA to the Mediterranean aboard
SS Arthur Middleton and was lost, 1 January 1943, when Arthur Middleton was sunk by
U-73 in convoy
UGS-3 off Oran, Algeria
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
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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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
Last Updated 20 October 2017
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