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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal

LCT(5)-441 was Lend-Lease to the UK
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
  • Laid down in September 1942 at New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J.
  • Launched in September 1942
  • Delivered and transferred, 30 September 1942, to the United Kingdom under the Lend Lease Act, redesignated LCT-2441
  • LCT-2441 served in the Royal Navy during the Invasion of Normandy
  • Returned to the US Navy, date unknown
  • Reclassified Landing Craft Tank (Rocket) LCT(R)-441, assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater and participated in the following campaign:

    Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
    Campaigns and Dates
    Invasion of Southern France, 15 to 16 August 1944

  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • LCT(R)-441 earned one battle star for World War II service
    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.
    1 officer
    10 enlisted
    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-441 123k LCT-2441 far right, nested with other LCTs prior to the Invasion of Normandy. World War II LCT Flotillas web site
    LCT-441 70k LCT-2441 transporting a RAF smoke screen unit to the Normandy beachhead, date unknown. World War II LCT Flotillas web site

    There is no history record available for LCT(5)-441 / LCT-2441 / LCT(R)-441 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
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    Last Updated 15 June 2018