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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, 7 October 1942, at Mount Vernon Bridge Co. Mount Vernon, OH.
Delivered in three section, 14 October 1942, for trans-shipping to Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA. for assembly
Launched and placed in service at Mare Island Navy Yard, 2 November 1942
During World War II LCT(5)-371 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Seven and
LCT Flotilla Fourteen, LCDR. A. Z. Kouri USNR;
LCT Group Forty, LTjg. C. A. Riddle Jr. USNR; and participated in the following campaigns:
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|Eastern New Guinea operation
Lae Occupation, 4 September 1943
|Bismarck Archipelago operation
Cape Gloucester, New Britain, 26 to 27 December 1943
Arawe, New Britain, 19 to 20 December 1943, 4 to 5 and 24 January 1944
Placed out of service in 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, 7 February 1946
LCT(5)-371 earned two 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
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
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 2 February 2018
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