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LCU-789 (US Army)
LCT(6)-789 (US Navy)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Second Row - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp) - 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
Placed in service, date unknown
During World War II LCT(6)-789 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Twenty-Four, LCDR. F. Carmondy:
LCT Group Seventy at New Guinea and the Philippines
Following World War II LCT(6)-789 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 2 September 1945 to 18 March 1946
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register
Transferred to US Army custody for service at Inchon Korea, date unknown
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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||US Army LCU-789 moored to a barge attached to the shore due to the tides being so low, Inchon Korea harbor, March 1954.
There is no history for LCT(6)-789 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 14 December 2018
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