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Landing Craft Tank (Rocket)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - China Service Medal (extended) - American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (2)
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 10 September 1942, at New York Shipbuilding Corp, Camden, N.J.
Launched, 15 September 1942
Delivered and placed in service, 24 September 1942
Modified and redesignated Landing Craft Tank (Rocket) LCT(5)(R)-448
During World War II LCT(5)(R)-448 was assigned to both the Europe-Africa-Middle East and Asiatic-Pacific Theaters and participated in the following campaigns;
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
LCT(5)(R)-448 was deck loaded aboard USS LST-546 at Norfolk, 3 April 1945
Launched from the deck of USS LST-546 at Jinsen, Korea, 13 September 1945
While assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT(5)(R)-448 came under the command of:
LCT Flotilla Forty-One;
LCT Group One Hundred Twenty-Two; and was assigned to Occupation and China service in the Far East for the following periods:
Navy Occupation Service Medal
China Service Medal (extended)
|2 September 1945 to 7 July 1946||2 September 1945 to 7 July 1946
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT(5)(R)-464 earned two battle stars 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.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
5,000 RP-3 60 lb rockets
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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There is no DANFS history record for LCT)5)(R)-448 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 7 February 2014
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