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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, 4 to 18 January 1945) - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1)
Bottom Row - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Presidential Unit Citation - Philippines Liberation Medal (1)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 22 January 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched, 8 February 1944
Delivered and placed in service, 3 March 1944
During World War II LCT-726 and was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Twenty-two
LCT Group Sixty-four and participated in the following campaign;
|Campaign and Dates
Lingayen Gulf landings, 4 to 18 January 1945
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT-726 earned one battle star for World War II service
Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
Length 119' 1"
Beam 32' 8"
Draft 5'; (max)
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7kts
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
two single 20mm AA gun mounts
four .50 cal. machine guns
10lbs gun shield
three Gray Marine Diesel engines
three propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft
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||LCT-726 crew photo, date and location unknown.
There is no DANFS history for LCT-726 available at NavSource
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 12 July 2013
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|