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Landing Craft Tank
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, 7 November 1942, at Mount Vernon Bridge Co. Mount Vernon, OH.
Launched, 14 November 1942
Delivered and placed in service, 14 November 1942
During World War II LCT(5)-383 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, and participated in the following campaigns:
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|Eastern New Guinea operation
Lae occupation, 4 March 1943
|Consolidation and capture of Southern Philippines
Mindanao Island landings, 17 April to 23 April 1945
|Bismarck Archipelago operation
Arawe, New Britain, 3 January 1944
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 20 March 1946
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT(5)-383 earned three battle stars for World War II service
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. Ships' 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 7 March 2014
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|