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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive, 10 July 1943, New George Group)
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
Purple Hearts (2 WIA, 10 July 1943)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 27 August 1942, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched, 17 September 1942
Delivered, 27 September 1942
Placed in service, date unknown
During World War II LCT(5)-146 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
South Pacific Force;
LCT Flotilla 6, LCDR P.A. Wells:
LCT Group Sixteen;
LCT Division Thirty-Two and participated in the following campaign:
|Campaign and Dates
|Bismarck Archipelago operation
Green Island landing, 15 to 19 February 1944
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 16 November 1945
LCT(5)-146 earned one battle star 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. Ships' service generator
three propellers, 675shp
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||Letter of Commendation from Commanding Officer Flotilla #5 & 6, (LCT 5) to Commanding Officers and Crews LCT(5)-146 and LCT(5)-322 for action against the enemy on 10 July 1943, at Munda Island, New George Group.
||Ralph Ambrosio for his father Louis Ambrosio Coxsn/Bosn's Mate 2nd class LCT-146
There is no history for LCT(5)-146 available at NavSource
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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