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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 - 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
- Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 24 June 1944
Displacement 286 short tons
Length 114' 2" (o.a.)
Beam 32' 8"
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
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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Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 6 May 2005
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