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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 - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (2)
Bottom Row - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Presidential Unit Citation - Philippines Liberation Medal (2)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 18 February 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched, 3 March 1944
Delivered, 30 March 1944
Placed in service, date unknown
During World War II LCT(6)-738 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, was transported to the Philippines on the deck of
USS LST-693 and participated in the following campaigns:
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
Leyte landings, 20 October 1944
|Consolidation of Southern Philippines
Mindanao Island landings, 17 to 23 April 1945
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT(6)-738 earned two battle stars for World War II service
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
Length 119' 1" (ovl.)
Beam 32' 8"
limiting 3' 9"
maximum navigation 5'
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
two single 20mm AA gun mounts
four .50 cal. machine guns
gun shields 10lbs
Fuel Capacity Diesel 80 Bbls
three Grey Marine 6-71 Diesel engines
two Diesel-drive 10Kw 120V. D.C. Ships' Service Generators
three propellers, 675shp
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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 19 October 2018
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