Please Report Any Broken Links Or Trouble You Might Come Across To The Webmaster.
Please Take A Moment To Let Us Know So That We Can Correct Any Problems And Make Your Visit As Enjoyable And As Informative As Possible.
NavSource Online: Amphibious Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (2) - World War II Victory Medal
LCT(5)-439 was Lend-Lease to the UK and reverse Lend-Lease
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down in September 1942, at New York Shipbuilding Corp, Camden, N.J.
Launched in September 1942
Delivered, 30 September 1942, and transferred to the United Kingdom under the Lend Lease Act, redesignated HM LCT-2439
During World War II LCT-2439 served in the Royal Navy in the Mediterranean Area
Returned to the US Navy in May 1944 and redesignated LCT(5)-439
During World War II LCT(5)-439 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater and participated in the following campaigns:
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 28 February 1946
LCT(5)-439 earned two battle stars for World War II service
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944
||Invasion of southern France, 15 to 16 August 1944
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
|Click On Image
For Full Size Image
|There are no images of LCT(5)-439 available at NavSource
There is no history record for LCT(5)-439 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 2 March 2018
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|