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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-476


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons


Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive, 6 June 1944, Invasion of Normandy)
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal


Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
  • Laid down, 6 October 1942, at New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J.
  • Launched, 9 October 1942
  • Delivered, 20 October 1942
  • During World War II LCT-476 was assigned to the European Theater, LCT Flotilla 4, LCDR Louis E. Hubbard in command, and participated in the:
  • Placed out of service (date unknown)
  • Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
  • LCT-476 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Specifications:
    Displacement 286 short tons
    Length 114' 2" (o.a.)
    Beam 32' 8"
    Draft 3'
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement 13
    Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
    Armament 1 single 20mm AA gun mount, 2 .50 cal. machine guns
    Armor 2 1/2" wheelhouse, 2" gun shield
    Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 675 per shaft
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    World War II LCT Flotillas

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