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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
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 5 December 1942, at Mount Vernon Bridge Co., Mount Vernon, OH.
Delivered in three section, 9 December 1942, for trans-shipping to Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA. for assembly
During World War II LCT-394 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 3 (Aleutians) and LCT Flotilla 13 Group 39 Division 77 (Marianas Islands) and participated in the following campaigns:
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Attu occupation, 11 May to 2 June 1943
Capture and occupation of Saipan, 11 June to 10 August 1944
Placed out of service, (date unknown)
Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
Final Disposition, towed to sea and sunk (date unknown)
LCT-394 earned two battle stars for World War II service
Displacement 286 short tons
Length 114' 2" (ovl.)
Beam 32' 8"
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
Armament 1 single 20mm AA gun mount, 2 .50 cal. machine guns
Armor 2 1/2" wheelhouse, 2" gun shield
Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 675 per shaft
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||LCT-394 and LCT-395 in the right background, are outboard of an unidentified LCT wearing pattern camouflage, in this photo of Saury (SS-189) at the Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA., 6 April 1943.
US Navy photo # 103498, from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center
|Navy Yard Mare Island photo # 2378-43 courtesy of Darryl Baker
There is no DANFS history record for LCT-394 available at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 12 October 2007
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|