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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
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 29 July 1942, at New York Shipbuilding Corp, Camden, N.J.
Launched, 7 August 1942
Delivered and placed in service, 21 August 1942
During World War II LCT(5)-412 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Forty-One;
LCT Group One Hundred Twenty-Two;
LCT(5)-412 was assigned to Joint Task Force 1, Task Unit 1.2.5 (Target Vessels - Landing Craft Units - LCT Group 21 (LCT GRU 21) for Operation Crossroads the atomic bomb tests at Bikini Atoll in July 1946
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck From the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, scuttled off Kwajalein Atoll in September 1947
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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||LCT(5)-412 lands a jeep during amphibious training exercises at Camp Bradford, Virginia, circa 1943.
US National Archives, Photo No. 80-G-K-13874
There is no history record for LCT(5)-412 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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