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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (Normandy)
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
LCT(5)-310 was Lend-Lease to the UK and Reverse Lend-Lease back to the US
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down in August 1942 at Omaha Steel Works, Omaha, NE.
Launched in September 1942
Delivered and transferred, 5 February 1943, to the United Kingdom, under the Lend-Lease program for Mediterranean Theater service, redesignated HM LCT-2310
Armor plating added in early 1944 in the United Kingdom prior to Reverse Lend-Lease to the US Navy, redesignated LCT(A)-2310
During World War II LCT(A)-2310 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 31944
At Normandy LCT(A)-2310, ENS. Joseph M. Suozzo, Officer in Charge, was assigned to LCT Gunfire Support Group
Struck from the Naval Register, 25 February 1946
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT(A)-2310 earned one battle star for World War II service as LCT(5)(A)-2310
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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There is no DANFS history record available for LCT(5)-310 / LCT-2310 / LCT(A)-2310 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
LCT(A)s at Normandy on D-Day
LCT-310 / LCT-2310 / LCT(A)-2310
Last Updated 12 January 2018
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|