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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 (1)
Bottom Row- World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp) - Philippines Liberation Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6) Class:
Laid down, 3 March 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched, 18 March 1944
Delivered and placed in service, 19 April 1944, ENS. H. C. Greenleaf, USNR, Officer in Charge (May 1945)
LCT(6)-746 was loaded aboard USS LST-946 for delivery at San Pedro Bay, Luzon Island, P.I.
During World War II LCT(6)-746 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Twenty-One;
LCT Group Sixty-One and
LCT Flotilla Sixteen, LCDR. C. P. Lewis, USNR;
LCT Group Forty-Seven, and participated in the following campaign:
|Campaign and Dates
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 25 March to 30 June 1945
Following World War II LCT(6)-746 was assigned to Occupation Service in the Far East from 2 September 1945 to 5 March 1946
LCT(6)-746 was assigned to Joint Task Force 1, Task Unit 1.2.7 Target Vessel Group - Salvage Units for Operation Crossroads the atomic bomb tests at Bikini Atoll in July 1946
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 13 December 1946
Final Disposition, scuttled off Kwajalein in March 1947
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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||LCT(6)-746 and LCT(6)-1184 during salvage operations at Naha Guam, date unknown.
There is no history for LCT(6)-746 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 19 October 2018
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|