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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 (Lingayen Gulf, 9 to 14 January 1945) - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 14 January 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy IL.
Launched, 1 February 1944
Delivered and placed in service, 21 February 1944
During World War II LCT-723 and was assigned to LCT Flotilla 22, Group 64 and participated in the:
Placed out of service (date unknown)
Final Disposition, sold in either the Philippines or China, fate unknown
LCT-723 earned one battle star for World War II service
- Luzon operation
(a) Lingayen Gulf landings, 9 to 14 January 1945
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-723 beached, date and place unknown.
||Photo by Howard Hewson LCT-723
There is no DANFS history for LCT-723 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 11 February 2005
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|