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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 16 September 1942, at Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Co., Memphis, TN.
Launched, 13 October 1942
Delivered and placed in service, 7 November 1942
During World War II LCT-250 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, LCT Flotilla 3 and saw service in the Gilbert Islands
Placed out of service (date unknown)
Final Disposition, fate unknown
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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||Right to left, LCT-250 and LCT-365 in the wet basin at Hawkins Naval Air Base, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands
National Archives photo.
|WWII LCT web site
||Right to left, LCT-250 and LCT-365 in the wet basin at Hawkins Naval Air Base, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands.
||WWII LCT web site
There is no DANFS history record available for LCT-250 at NavSource
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 29 April 2005
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