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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 - Combat Action Ribbon (9 September 1943)
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (2) - World War II Victory Medal
Purple Heart (4 - enemy shell hit pilot house killing OinC and three crew members - 9 September 1943)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 8 November 1942, at Mount Vernon Bridge Co. Mount Vernon, OH.
Launched, 15 November 1942
Delivered and placed in service, 15 November 1942
During World War II LCT(5)-382 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaigns:
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|Bismarck Archipelago operation
Arawe. New Britain, 16 to 17 December 1943
|Eastern New Guinea operation
Lae occupation, 4 to 8 and 9 September 1943
Placed out of service in 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, 7 February 1946
Final Disposition, fate unknown
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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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 9 August 2013
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