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Lost due to air attack off Anzio, 15 February 1944

Landing Craft Tank

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive, 15 February 1944)
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (3) - World War II Victory Medal

Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
  • Laid down 21 September 1942, at Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co., Manitowoc WI.
  • Launched in October 1942
  • Delivered and placed in service, 3 November 1942
  • During World War II LCT-35 was assigned to the European Theater, LCT Flotillas 9 and 10 and participated in the following campaigns:
    Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
    Campaign and Dates Campaign and Dates
    Sicilian occupation 10 July 1943 (Flotilla 10) West Coast of Italy operations; (LCT Flotilla 9)
    Anzio-Nettuno advanced landings, 15 February 1944
    Salerno landings 9 September 1943 (Flotilla 10) .

  • Lost, sunk by air attack off Anzio, 15 February 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • LCT-35 earned two battle stars for World War II service
    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-1 282k LCTs on the beach at Salerno, 9 September 1943. From left to right; LCT-26, LCT-35, LCT-242, unknown, LCT-34 and unknown. Photos from "A Photographic History of World War 2", Colliers, 1946, Daniel Wilmes

    There is no DANFS history available for LCT-35 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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