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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(5)-469


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal


Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
  • Laid down, 29 September 1942, at New York Shipbuilding Corp, Camden, N.J.
  • Launched, 2 October 1942
  • Delivered and placed in service, 13 October 1942, ENS. E. M. Robinson USNR Officer in Charge (May 1945)
  • During World War II LCT(5)-469 initially was employed in the training of LCT crews at Naval Amphibious Training Base, Solomons MD. prior to assignment the the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • When assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT(5)-469 came under the command of:
    LCT Flotilla Thirty-Eight, LCDR. M.R. Doherty USNR;
    LCT Group One Hundred Twelve, LT. W.J. Hartt USNR
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications: 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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    LCT-469 155k LCT(5)-469 beached at Cove Point MD. in the Chesapeake Bay, circa Oct-Dec-1942 Dave Kroc

    There is no DANFS history record for LCT(5)-469 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
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