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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-803


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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


Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 14 June 1944, at Mount Vernon Bridge Co., Mount Vernon , OH.
  • Launched, 6 July 1944
  • Delivered and placed in service, 8 July 1944
  • During World War II LCT-803 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 33 Group 98 and served at Iwo Jima
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    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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    Neshoba 43k LCT-803 alongside USS Neshoba (APA-216) as she rides at anchor in the harbor at Guam, February 1946. Larry Brooks for his father C. Carroll Brooks SF1/c USS Neshoba passenger.

    There is no history record for LCT-803 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

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