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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
LCT(5)-450 was Lend-Lease to the UK in June 1944
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down in September 1942, at New York Shipbuilding Corp, Camden, N.J.
Launched in September 1942
Delivered and placed in service in September 1942
During World War II LCT(5)-450 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater and participated in the following campaign:
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
|Sicilian occupation, 9 to 15 July 1943
Placed out of service, 6 June 1944, and transferred to the United Kingdom under terms of the Lend-Lease Act, redesignated HM LCT-2450
Struck from the Naval Register, 25 February 1946
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT(5)-450 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.
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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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
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