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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 (4) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5) Class:
Laid down, 25 August 1942, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched, 10 September 1942
Delivered and placed in service, 24 October 1942
During World War II LCT(5)-142 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaigns:
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|Eastern New Guinea operation
Finchhafen occupation, 17 to 27 November and 12 to 15 and 28 December 1943, 16 to 17 January and 10 to 17 February 1944,
|Hollandia operation, 1 May to 1 June 1944
|Bismarck Archipelago operation
Arawe, New Britain, 17 to 18 December 1943
|Western New Guinea operation
Biak Island operation, 16 to 21 June 1944
Noemfoor Island operation, 16 to 21 July 1944
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 12 March 1946
LCT(5)-142 earned four battle stars for World War II service
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. 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 17 November 2017
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