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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 (Normandy)
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (3) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 1 August 1942, at New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J.
Launched, 10 August 1942
Delivered 25 August 1942
During World War II LCT(5)-415 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater; LCT Flotilla Eighteen, LCDR. A. Hayes and participated in the following campaigns:
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|Sicilian occupation, 9 to 15 July 1943
||Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944
|Salerno landings, 9 to 21 September 1943
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 25 February 1946
LCT(5)-415 earned three battle stars for World War II service
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. Ships' service generator
three propellers, 675shp
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||LCT(5)-415 and LCT(5)-434 off the coast of England standing by in the rendezvous area, with barrage balloons, 6 June 1944.
A US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|Ron Swanson, LCT Flotillas WW2, Newsletter editor-researcher
||LCT(5)-415 Secret movement orders, 22 August 1944, Weymouth Bay to Falmouth.
There is no history record available for LCT(5)-415 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 24 November 2017
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