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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, 27 August 1942, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched, 14 September 1942
Delivered, 22 September 1942
Placed in service, date unknown
During World War II LCT(5)-144 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Twenty-One
LCT Group Sixty-Two
LCT Flotilla Thirty-Eight, LCDR. M. R. Doherty USNR
LCT Group One Hundred Twelve and participated in the following campaign;
|Campaign and Dates
Capture and occupation of Guam, 12 July to 15 August 1944
LCT(5)-144 also served in the Solomon Islands during the spring and summer of 1943
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT(5)-144 earned one battle star for World War II service
Final Disposition, hulk destroyed, 16 July 1946
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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