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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 (2) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 19 October 1942, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 30 October 1942
Delivered, 11 November 1942
Placed in service, date unknown
During World War II LCT(5)-220 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater LCT Flotilla 10 and participated in the following campaigns:
Lost due to weather conditions off Anzio, foundered, 13 February 1944
Struck from the Naval Register, 28 June 1944 (noted as beached, parts being salvaged in July 1944)
LCT(5)-220 earned two battle stars for World War II service
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates
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|Sicilian occupation, 9 to 15 July 1943
||West Coast of Italy operations
Anzio-Nuttuno advanced landings, 22 January 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)-220 under way in the background while
LCI(L)-1 lays broached on the beach at Sicily, circa 17 August or later.
There is no history available for LCT-220 at Navsource
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World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 27 April 2018
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