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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 (1) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 14 July 1942, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched, 19 August 1942
Delivered and placed in service, 15 September 1942
During World War II LCT(5)-128 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Six;
LCT Group Sixteen;
LCT Division Thirty-One and participated in the following campaign:
|Campaign and Dates
|Consolidation of Solomon Islands
Consolidation of southern Solomon Islands, 8 June 1943
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT(5)-128 earned one battle star for World War II service
Final Disposition, sunk during storm off Nanomea (now Nanumea), 10 November 1944. "Crippled" on 9 November, escorted to east side of atoll by
USS SC-531, 10 November, crew removed and scuttled with 40mm gunfire 0940, 11 November 1944
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. Ship's 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 13 April 2018
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