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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 - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 5):
Laid down 21 May 1943 at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched 27 June 1943
Delivered 26 August 1943
Placed out of Service, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
Length 119' 1" (ovl)
Beam 32' 8"
Draft 5' (max)
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
Armament 2 single 20mm AA gun mounts, 4 .50 cal. machine guns
Armor 20lbs wheelhouse, 10lbs gun shield
Propulsion 3 Gray Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft
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||LCT-504 underway with troops, date and location unknown
||LCT-504 off loading tanks into the well deck of an LSD in Europe, location unknown.
US Navy photo from "Allied Landing Craft of World War II"
There is no DANFS history for LCT-449 available at NavSource
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 9 January 2009
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