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Landing Craft Tank
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, 2 October 1942, at New York Shipbuilding Corp, Camden, N.J.
Launched, 7 October 1942
Delivered and placed in service, 16 October 1942, ENS. J.F. Bond USNR Officer in Charge (May 1945)
During World War II LCT(5)-472 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Thirty-Nine, LCDR. R. H. M. Cross, USNR
LCT Group One Hundred-Fifteen, LT. M. D. Woodin, USNR
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
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. 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 16 March 2018
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