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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(5)-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
LCT(5)-379 earned two battle stars for World War II
Final Disposition, fate unknown
|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(5)-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
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 2 February 2018
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