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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.
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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||US Army LCT-789 moored to a barge attached to the shore due to the tides being so low, Inchon Korea harbor, March 1954.
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
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 7 January 2011
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