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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, 8 September 1942, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched, 21 September 1942
Delivered, 8 October 1942
Placed in service, date unknown
During World War II LCT(5)-154 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater, LCT Flotillas 10 and participated in the following
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
|Sicilian occupation 9 to 15 July 1943 (Flotilla 10)
Final Disposition, foundered about 10 miles off Cape Bon, Tunisia while under tow (37-08N 10-58E), 31 August 1943
LCT(5)-154 earned one battle star for World War II service
Struck from the Naval Register, 20 September 1943
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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LCT(L)-204 beached at during resupply operations at Scoglitti, Sicily, 13 July 1943.
US Atlantic Fleet Command photo, AGC-4-563
There is no history available for LCT(5)-154 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 21 September 2018
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