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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (Normandy)
Bottom Row - ,American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (2) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 21 September 1942, at New York Shipbuilding Corp/, Camden, N.J.
Launched, 25 September 1942
Delivered and placed in service, 5 October 1942
During World War II LCT(5)-460 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater, LCT Flotillas 18, LCDR. A. Hayes, and participated in the following campaigns:
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|Sicilian occupation, 9 to 15 July and 28 July to 17 August 1943
||Invasion of Normandy, 6 and 25 June 1944
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 25 February 1946
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT(5)-460 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
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)-460 in port, date and location unknown.
US National Archives photo.
|Ron Swanson, LCT Flotillas WW2, Newsletter editor-researcher
There is no DANFS history available for LCT(5)-460 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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