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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 (3) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 4 August 1942, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched, 4 September 1942
Delivered and placed in service, 20 September 1942
During World War II LCT(5)-134 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Six;
LCT Group Sixteen;
LCT Division Thirty-Two and participated in the following campaigns:
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|Consolidation of Solomon Islands
Consolidation of southern Solomons, 8 June 1943
|Bismarck Archipelago operation
Green Island landing, 15 to 19 February 1944
|New Georgia Group operations
New Georgia-Rendova-Vangunu occupation, 30 June 1943
Placed out of service (date unknown)
Struck from the Naval Register, 8 January 1946
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT(5)-134 earned three 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 14 March 2014
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