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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 - American Campaign Medal
Second Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (2) - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 9 October 1942, at Quincy Barge Builder, Quincy, IL.
Delivered in three section, 24 October 1942, for trans-shipping to Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA. for assembly
Launched at Mare Island Navy Yard, 8 November 1942
Placed in service, date unknown, ENS. B.J. Barnes USNR Officer in Charge (May 1945)
During World War II LCT(5)-177 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Fourteen, LCDR. A. Z. Kouri, USNR;
LCT Group Forty, LTjg. C. A. Riddle Jr., USNR and participated in the following campaigns:
LCT(5)-177 also served in the Philippines, Ulithi and Peleliu 1944
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 19 December 1945
LCT(5)-177 earned two battle stars for World War II service
Final Disposition, hulk destroyed in March 1946
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|Eastern New Guinea operation
Lae occupation, 4, 8 and 9 September 1943
|Bismarck Archipelago operation
Arawe, New Britain, 19 to 20 December 1943 and 6 to 7 January 1944
Cape Gloucester, New Britain, 26, 27 December 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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Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
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Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 20 April 2018
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