9 Landing Craft Tank Photo Index

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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-462


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons


Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
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, 23 September 1942, at New York Shipbuilding Corp, Camden, N.J.
  • Launched, 28 September 1942
  • Delivered, 6 October 1942
  • Placed in service, date unknown
  • During World War II LCT(5)-462 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
    LCT Flotilla Forty-One;
    LCT Group One Hundred Twenty-Two
  • Following World War II LCT(5)-462 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 2 September 1945 to 18 February 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 12 March 1946
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 285 t.(fl)
    Length 114' 2" (o.a.)
    Beam 32' 8"
    Draft
    limiting 3' 6"
    max.navigational 3' 6"
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement
    1 officer
    10 enlisted
    Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
    Armament
    two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    two .50 cal. machine guns
    Armor
    wheelhouse 2 1/2"
    gun shields 2"
    Fuel Capacity Diesel 80 Bbls
    Propulsion
    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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