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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, 30 September 1942, at Kansas City Structural Steel Co., Kansas City, KS.
Launched, 8 October 1942
Placed in service, date unknown, ENS. R. E. Jones, USNR, Officer in Charge
During World War II LCT(5)-61 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Fourteen LCDR. A. Z. Kouri USNR;
LCT Group Forty-One, LT. G. P. Franklin USNR;
LCT(5)-61 serviced at Australia in 1943 and Ulithi and Peleliu in November 1944
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 5 June 1946
Final Disposition, fate unknown
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 16 May 2014
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