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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Presidential Unit Citation - Philippines Liberation Medal (1)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 1 February 1944, at Kansas City Structural Steel Co., Kansas City, MO.
Launched, 26 February 1944
Delivered and placed in service, 7 March 1944
During World War II LCT(6)-821 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaign:
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 8 May 1946
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT(6)-821 earned one battle star for World War II service
|Campaign and Dates
Leyte landings, 20 October 1944
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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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 4 April 2014
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