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Lost due to grounding off Naples, Italy, 26 February 1944
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 (2) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down in September 1942, at Manitowoc Ship Building Co., Manitowoc WI.
Launched in October 1942
Delivered and placed in service in November 1942
During World War II LCT(5)-36 was assigned to the Europe-Africa Middle East Theater, LCT Flotilla Ten and participated in the following campaigns:
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|Sicilian occupation 10 July 1943
||West Coast of Italy operations
Anzio-Nettuno advanced landings, 15 February 1944
Lost, due to grounding off Naples, Italy, 26 February 1944
Struck from the Naval Register, 8 April 1944
LCT(5)-36 earned two battle stars for World War II service
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
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 3 November 2017
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