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Lost struck a mine in the Mediterranean Sea, 30 May 1943
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) Class:
Laid down in September 1942, at Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co., Manitowoc WI.
Launched in October 1942
Delivered and placed in service in October 1942
During World War II LCT-28 was assigned to the European Theater
Lost, struck a mine in the Mediterranean Sea, 30 May 1943
Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
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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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 13 April 2007
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