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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 (4) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5) Class:
Laid down, 16 September 1942, at Manitowoc Ship Building Co., Manitowoc WI.
Launched, 19 October 1942
Delivered and placed in service, 27 October 1942
During World War II LCT(5)-32 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater:
LCT Flotillas Ten and participated in the following campaigns:
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 25 February 1946
LCT(5)-32 earned four battle stars for World War II service
Delivered, 23 April 1947, to the War Shipping Administration and sold the same day
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|Sicilian occupation, 9 to 16 July 1943
||West Coast of Italy operations -1944
Anzio - Nettuno advanced landings, 22 January to 4 February 1944
|Salerno landings, 9 to 21 September 1943
||Invasion of southern France, 15 August to 25 September 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. Ships' service generator
three propellers, 675shp
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
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Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 23 March 2018
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