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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, 27 October 1942, at Decatur Iron & Steel Co., Decatur, IL.
Launched, delivered and placed in service, 6 November 1942
During World War II LCT-353 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 3 and participated in the:
Placed out of service, (date unknown)
Struck from the Naval Register, (date unknown)
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT-353 earned one battle star for World War II service
- Aleutians operation (Flotilla 3)
Attu occupation, 11 May to 2 June 1943
Displacement 286 short tons
Length 114' 2" (ovl.)
Beam 32' 8"
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
Armament 1 single 20mm AA gun mount, 2 .50 cal. machine guns
Armor 2 1/2" wheelhouse, 2" gun shield
Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 675 per shaft
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
The Official Home Page of the World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 29 April 2005
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