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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-774


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal


Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 29 January 1944, at at Missouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co., Levenworth, KS.
  • Launched, 1 March 1944
  • Delivered and placed in service, 4 March 1944, ENS. J. H. Blackwell in charge
  • During World War II LCT-774 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
    LCT Flotilla Fourteen, LCDR. A.Z. Kouri USNR;
    LCT Group Forty, LTjg. C. A. Riddle Jr. USNR, and participated in the following campaign:
    Asiatic-Pacific Campaign
    Campaign and Dates
    Western Caroline Islands operation
    Assault and occupation of southern Palau Island, 15 September 14 October 1944

  • LCT-774 was transported aboard USS LST-734 to the Western Caroline Islands for the Palau Islands operation
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • LCT 774 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Specifications:
    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.
    Complement 14
    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
    Western Caroline Islands Attack Landing Order
    Beach White Peleliu - CTF 32 Operation Plan A501-44 Appendix 4 to Annex "D"

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