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LCU-789 (US Army)
LCT-789 (US Navy)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Second Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal
Third Row - Korean Service Medal - United Nations Service Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal

Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 11 March 1944, at Mount Vernon Bridge Co., Mount Vernon, OH.
  • Launched, 31 March 1944
  • Delivered, 31 March 1944
  • During World War II LCT-789 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 24, Group 70, LCDR. F. Carmondy, in command, at New Guinea, the Philippines and Okinawa
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Transferred to US Army custody for service at Inchon Korea
  • 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.
    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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    LCT-1 184k US Army LCT-789 moored to a barge attached to the shore due to the tides being so low, Inchon Korea harbor, March 1954. Jerry Damico

    There is no DANFS history for LCT-789 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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    World War II LCT Flotillas
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    Last Updated 7 January 2011