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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 - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 27 August 1942, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched, 15 September 1942
Delivered and placed in service, 25 September 1942
During World War II LCT-145 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 6 Group 16 Division 32
LCT-145 saw service in the Solomon Islands, spring and summer 1943
Placed out of service (date unknown)
Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 286 short tons
Length 114' 2" (o.a.)
Beam 32' 8"
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
Armament 1 single 20mm AA gun mount, 2 .50 cal. machine guns
Armor 2 1/2" wheelhouse, 2" gun shield
Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 675 per shaft
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
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World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 13 May 2005
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