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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 - World War II Victory Medal
LCT(5)-401 was transferred to Taiwan, named ROCS Ho Chun
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 11 June 1942, at New York Shipbuilding Corp, Camden, N.J.
Launched, 14 July 1942
Delivered and placed in service, 1 August 1942, ENS. L. D. Benson USNR in charge (May 1945)
During World War II LCT(5)-401 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Thirty-Eight, LCDR. M. R. Doherty USNR;
LCT Group One Hundred Fourteen, LT. F. H. Koecky USNR
Placed out of service, date unknown
LCT(5)-401 was transferred to Taiwan, date unknown, named ROCS Ho Chun
Struck from the Naval Register, 21 January 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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||Overhead view of LCT(5)-401 underway with ramp down, location unknown.
Royal Navy Official photo Image # FL 7116 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums.
| ROCS Ho Chun
||Ex-LCT(5)-401 underway in 1947 as the Nationalist China Navy ship ROCS Ho Chun, location unknown.
Official Nationalist Chinese Navy photo.
|WWII LCT web site, Courtesy Dean Christie
There is no history record for LCT(5)-401 available at NavSource
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 16 February 2018
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