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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 (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 USNR Officer in Charge
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:
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 25 February 1946
LCT(5)-205 earned four battle star for World War II service
Delivered, 12 July 1946, to the War Shipping Administration for disposal
Sold in 1949, registered to Halliburton Oil Well Cementing Co., New Orleans, LA., as oil exploration vessel MV Halliburton 204 (ON 256678)
Resold in 1970, registered to Edwin M. Erickson, Bayfield, WI. as freighter MV Cap'n Ed
Converted to freight barge in September 1982
Out of documentation in 2001
Final Disposition, fate unknown
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
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 under way, date and location unknown.
||Eugene Coughenour SM/1c USNR V6, USS LST-7
There is no history for LCT(5)-205 available 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 27 April 2018
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