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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 (1) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 20 September 1942, at Decatur Iron & Steel Co., Decatur, IL.
Launched, 27 October 1942
Delivered and placed in service, 27 October 1942, ENS. Q. R. Koening, Officer in Charge (May 1945)
During World War II LCT(5)-346 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Three, LT. J. W. Ingham, USNR:
LCT Group Eight, LT. J. W. Beane, USNR; and participated in the following campaign:
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT(5)-346 earned one battle star for World War II service
Final Disposition, fate unknown
|Campaign and Dates
|Marshall Islands operation
Occupation of Kwajalein and Majuro Atolls, 31 January to 8 February 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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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 26 January 2018
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