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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) - 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 Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched in September 1942
Delivered and placed in service, date unknown
During World War II LCT-200 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater, LCT Flotillas 18, Group 53 , LCDR. A. Hayes, in command and participated in the following campaign:
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
Sunk during amphibious operations off Normandy in June 1944
Struck from the Naval Register, 8 February 1945
Final Disposition, lost due to sinking
LCT-200 earned on battle star for World War II service
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of Normandy - Omaha Beach, 6 June 1944
Transported 2nd Platoon, B Battery 197th AAA AW (SP) Battalion, Platoon Commander LT. Jones
Displacement 286 short tons
Length 114' 2" (ovl.)
Beam 32' 8"
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
Armament 1 single 20mm AA gun mount, 2 .50 cal. machine guns
Armor 2 1/2" wheelhouse, 2" gun shield
Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 675 per shaft
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 16 April 2010
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