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Landing Craft Tank
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 (1) - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down, 29 September 1942, New York Shipbuilding Corp, Camden, N.J.
Launched, 1 October 1942
Delivered, 9 October 1942
During World War II LCT(5)-466 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Twenty-Nine, LCDR. E. D. Gasson, USNR;
LCT Group Eighty-Six, LT. L. M. Fracher, USNR and participated in the following campaign:
|Campaigns and Dates
|Okinawa Gunto Operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 30 June 1945
Following World War II LCT(5)-463 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 2 September 1945 to 11 July 1946
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT(5)-466 earned one battle star for World War II service
Final Disposition, fate unknown
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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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 16 March 2018
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