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USS LCT(5)-368 (1944 - 1945)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (2) - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 19 September 1942, at Mount Vernon Bridge Co. Mount Vernon, OH.
Launched, date unknown
Delivered and placed in service 7 October 1942, ENS. J. F. Henderson USNR Officer in Charge (May 1945)
During World War II USS LCT(5)-368 / LCT(R)-368 was first assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and then the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater,
later returning to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
LCT(5)-368 / LCT(R)-368 participated in the following campaigns:
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|Capture and defense of Guadalcanal, 10 October 1943 to 8 February 1944
||Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944
||Invasion of Southern France, 15 to 16 August 1944
Reclassified Landing Craft Tank (Rocket) LCT(R)-368 circa May 1944
Upon returning to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT(R)-368 came under the command of:
LCT Flotilla Fourteen, LCDR. A. Z. Kouri, USNR;
LCT Group Forty-Two, LTjg. B. A. Wagner, USNR;
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT(5)-368 / LCT(R)-368 earned three battle stars for World War II service
Final Disposition, fate unknown
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
5,000 RP-3 60 lb rockets
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. Ship's service generator
three propellers, 675shp
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
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Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 1 December 2017
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