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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-839


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 - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp) - Philippines Liberation Medal


Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 6 May 1944, at Kansas City Structural Steel Co., Kansas City, MO.
  • Launched, 29 May 1944
  • Delivered, 7 June 1944
  • During World War II LCT-839 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 31 and served at Leyte in the Philippines, Okinawa and Japan
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, destroyed by sinking or burning in December 1947

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    LCT-839 68k LCT-839 underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo from "U.S. Amphibious Ships and Craft: An Illustrated Design History" by Norman Friedman.
    Robert Hurst
    LCT-839 470k LCT-839 underway in heavy seas in the open ocean in 1945.
    Photo by Donald Berton Dale RM3/c LCT-1195
    Bernard Urbanik

    There is no DANFS history for LCT-839 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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    Last Updated 12 March 2010