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Landing Craft Tank

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
    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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