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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, 23 November 1943, at Missouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co., Levenworth, KS.
Launched, 30 December 1943
Delivered and placed in service, 31 December 1943, ENS. R. G. Stoehd USNR in charge
During World War II LCT-772 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and was transported from Hawaii to Leyte by USS Ashland (LSD-1) and participated in the following campaigns:
|Campaign and Dates
Leyte landings, 20 October
|Consolidation and capture of souther Philippines
Mindanao Island landings, 17 to 23 April 1945
Placed out of service, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
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 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft
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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 29 June 2012
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