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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 24 September 1942, at Decatur Iron & Steel Co., Decatur, AL.
Launched, 27 October 1942
Delivered, 18 November 1942
Placed in service, date unknown, ENS. J. J. Timmy, USNR, Officer in Charge (May 1945)
During World War II LCT(5)-347 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:
|Campaign and Dates
|Marshall Islands operation
Occupation of Kwajalein and Majuro Atolls, 31 January to 8 February 1944
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 16 November 1945
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT(5)-347 earned one battle star for World War II service
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 17 October 2014
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