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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 (2) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 2 October 1942, at Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp., Pittsburgh, PA.
Launched, 13 November 1942
Delivered, 25 November 1942
Placed in service, date unknown, ENS R. J. Little, USNR, Officer in Charge
During World War II LCT(5)-82 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Three;
LCT Group Eight: and
LCT Flotilla Three, LT. J. W. Ingham, USNR;
LCT Group Seven, LT. G. A. Braun Jr., USNR; and served in the Aleutians Islands during the reoccupation of Kiska and participated in the following
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 19 December 1945
LCT(5)-82 earned two battle stars for World War II service
Final Disposition, hulk destroyed December 1945
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|Gilbert Islands operation, 20 November to 8 December 1943
||Bismarck Archipelago operation
Arawe, New Britain, 16 to 21 December 1943
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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||LCT(5)-82 being unloaded at Kiska, Aleutian Islands, August 1943
US National Archives photo
|WWII LCT Web Site
There is no history record for LCT(5)-82 available at NavSource
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 6 April 2018
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