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Lost during operations in the Sicily Strait, 31 August 1943
Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down in September 1942, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched in September 1942
Delivered and placed in service in October 1942
During World War II LCT(5)-154 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater, LCT Flotillas 10 and participated in the following
Lost during Amphibious operations in the Sicily Strait, 31 August 1943
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT(5)-154 earned one battle star for World War II service
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
|Sicilian occupation 9 to 15 July 1943 (Flotilla 10)
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 24 November 2017
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