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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (4) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 22 September 1942, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 5 October 1942
Delivered and placed in service, 16 October 1942, LTjg. Milton A. Wollman Officer in Charge
Succeeding Officer in Charge 1944 Ltjg. Courtney Freeman
During World War II LCT(5)-205 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater LCT Flotilla Ten, LCDR Pruet, and participated in the following campaigns:
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|North African occupation 8 November 1942 to 9 July 1943
||Salerno landings 9 to 21 September 1943
|Sicilian occupation 9 to 15 July 1943
||West Coast of Italy operations-1944
Anzio-Nettuno advanced landings, 22 January to 1 March 1944
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 25 February 1946
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT(5)-205 earned four battle star for World War II service
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(5)-205 underway, date and location unknown.
||Eugene Coughenour SM/1c USNR V6, USS LST-7
There is no DANFS history for LCT(5)-205 located 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 17 January 2014
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|