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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-376


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 October 1942, at Mount Vernon Bridge Co., Mount Vernon, OH.
  • Launched and Delivered and placed in service, 27 October 1942
  • During World War II LCT(5)-376 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
    LCT Flotilla Five, LCDR Paul A. Wells
    LCT Group Fourteen;
    LCT Division Twenty-Eight and participated in the following campaign;
    Asiatic-Pacific Campaign
    Campaign and Dates
    New Georgia Group operations
    New Georgia - Rendova - Vanguau occupation, 20 June to 5 October 1943

  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 21 January 1946
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • LCT(5)-376 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Specifications:
    Displacement 285 t.(fl)
    Length 114' 2" (o.a.)
    Beam 32' 8"
    Draft
    limiting 3' 6"
    max.navigational 3' 6"
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement
    1 officer
    10 enlisted
    Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
    Armament
    two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    two .50 cal. machine guns
    Armor
    wheelhouse 2 1/2"
    gun shields 2"
    Fuel Capacity Diesel 80 Bbls
    Propulsion
    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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    LCT-376 81k LCT(5)-376 at Rendova Island, 3 October 1943. WWII LCTs Web Site
    LCT-376 79k LCT(5)-376 and LCT(5)-139 beached in the Solomon Islands, date unknown. WWII LCTs Web Site
    LCT-376 94k LCT(5)-376 beached, date and location unknown. WWII LCTs Web Site

    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

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