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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive, 6 June 1944 Normandy)
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (3) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 30 September 1942, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 14 October 1942
Delivered, 24 October 1942
During World War II LCT(5)-210 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater, LCT Flotilla Ten and participated in the following campaigns:
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|Sicilian operation, 9 to 15 July and 28 July to 17 August 1943
||Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944
|West coast of Italy operations
Anzio-Nuttuno advanced landing, 22 January to 1 February 1944
Placed out of service , date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 25 February 1946
LCT(5)-210 earned three battle stars for World War II service
Final Disposition, fate unknown
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)-210 unloading cargo from a Liberty Ship during the invasion of Anzio, circa January - March 1943.
US Navy photo for "All Hands" magazine, May 1944 issue.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
There is no history for LCT(5)-210 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 8 December 2017
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|