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Lost to enemy action in June 1944
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 6 June 1944)
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (3) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 9 September 1942, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 26 September 1942
Delivered, 30 September 1942
Placed in service, date unknown
During World War II LCT(5)-200 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater, LCT Flotillas 18, Group 53 , LCDR. A. Hayes, and
participated in the following campaigns:
Sunk during amphibious operations off Normandy, in June 1944, Damaged beyond economical repair, 6 June, still afloat, 7 June
Struck from the Naval Register, 8 February 1945
LCT(5)-200 earned three battle stars for World War II service
Final Disposition, lost due to sinking
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|Sicilian occupation, 9 to 15 July 1943
||Invasion of Normandy - Omaha Beach, 6 June 1944
Transported 2nd Platoon, B Battery 197th AAA AW (SP) Battalion, Platoon Commander LT. Jones
|Salerno landings, 9 to 23 September3 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 27 April 2018
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