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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
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 4 March 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy IL.
Launched, 21 March 1944
Delivered, 9 April 1944
Placed in service, date unknown
During World War II LCT-747 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaigns:
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
Leyte landings, 20 October 1944
|Consolidation and capture of Southern Philippines
Visayan Island landings, 26 March 1945
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 5 June 1946
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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||The storage basin for LCT's at Calicoan, Samar, P.I. Identifiable craft include, from left to right:
LCT(6)-1251, LCT(6)-747, LCT(6)-1321, and LCT(5)-1252.
||Richard W. Friedrich, F/1c, LSM-467, Collection, slide number 071
There is no DANFS history record for LCT(6)-747 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 16 May 2014
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