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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 (2) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 20 October 1942, at Omaha Steel Works, Omaha, NE.
Delivered in three section, 31 October 1942, for trans-shipping to Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA. for assembly
Launched and placed in service at Mare Island Navy Yard, 15 November 1942
During World War II LCT(5)-330 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Five, LCDR Paul A. Wells;
LCT Group Fifteen;
LCT Division Twenty Nine and participated in the following campaigns:
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 8 January 1946
LCT(5)-330 earned two battle stars for World War II service
Final Disposition, fate unknown
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|New Georgia Group operations
New Georgia - Rendova - Vangunu occupation, 30 June 1943
|Treasury - Bougainville operation
Treasury Island landing, 27 October 1943
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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||Green Islands Invasion, February, 1944. Heavy equipment belonging to Navy Seabees is loaded on an LST at a Russell Islands Base, in
preparation for the Green Islands Operation, February 12, 1944. Ships are (l-r):
USS LST-220 and
USS APc-50. Note trucks, Jeeps and Barrage Balloon.
US National Archives photo # USMC 77989
|US Naval History and Heritage Command
There is no history for LCT(5)-330 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 19 January 2018
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