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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 22 September 1942, at Kansas City Structural Steel Co., Kansas City, KS.
Delivered in three section for trans-shipping to Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA. for assembly
Launched and placed in service at Mare Island Navy Yard, 29 September 1942
During World War II LCT-58 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 3, Group 7 and saw service at
Aleutian Islands in 1943
Marshall Islands in 1944
Marianas in 1944
Placed out of service (date unknown)
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 286 short tons
Length 114' 2" (o.a.)
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 31 March 2006
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