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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:
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
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
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 under way off Slapton Sands, Devon, England, 8 January 1944.
Photo from US National Archives Tape No. 68-1928.
||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 30 March 2018
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