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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-282 was Lend-Lease to the UK and Reverse Lend-Lease back to the US
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down in September 1942 , at Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co., Levenworth, KS.
Launched in September 1942
Delivered, 8 October 1942, and transferred to the United Kingdom, under the Lend-Lease program for Mediterranean Theater service, redesignated HM LCT-2282
Armor plating added in early 1944 in the United Kingdom prior to Reverse Lend-Lease to the US Navy, redesignated LCT(5)(A)-2282
During World War II LCT(A)-2282 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater and participated in the following campaign:
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944
LCT(5)(A)-2282 was assigned to LCT Gunfire Support Group for the Invasion of Normandy
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 26 February 1946
LCT(A)-2282 earned one battle star 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)-282 under way, date and location unknown.
There is no history record for LCT(5)-282 / LCT-2282 / LCT(A)-2282 available at NavSource
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
LCT(A)s at Normandy on D-Day
Last Updated 12 January 2018
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