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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-382


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons


Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (3)
Bottom Row- World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Presidential Unit Citation - Philippines Liberation Medal (1)


Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
  • Laid down, 3 November 1942, at Mount Vernon Bridge Co. Mount Vernon, OH.
  • Delivered in three sections, 12 November 1942, for trans-shipping to Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA. for assembly
  • Launched and placed in service at Mare Island Navy Yard, 1 December 1942
  • During World War II LCT(5)-382 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaigns:
    Asiatic-Pacific Campaign
    Campaign and Dates Campaign and Dates
    Eastern New Guinea operation
    Lae occupation, 4 September to 13 December 1943
    Consolidation and capture of southern Philippines
    Mindanao Island landings, 17 to 23 April 1945
    Bismarck Archipelago operation
    Arawe. New Britain, 16 to 17 December 1943 and 24 to 25 January 1944
     

  • Placed out of service in 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 7 February 1946
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • LCT(5)-382 earned three battle stars 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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