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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
LCT, Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down 28 October 1942 at Mount Vernon Bridge Co., Mount Vernon OH.
Launched and Delivered 2 November 1942
Placed in service, date unknown, ENS. J. B. Anthony Jr., Officer in Charge (May 1945)
During World War II LCT-379 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Fourteen, LCDR. A. Z. Kouri, USNR;
LCT Group Forty-Two, LTjg. B. A. Wagner, USNR
Place out of service, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT-379 earned two battle stars for World War II
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|Eastern New Guinea operation
Lae occupation, 4, 9 and 10 September 1943
|Bismarck Archipelago operation
Arawe, New Britain, 4 to 5 and 24 to 25 January 1944
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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||LCT-379 beached, date and location unknown
||WW2 LCTs web site
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
The Official Home Page of the World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 17 February 2017
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|