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NavSource Online: Amphibious Photo Archive
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 - 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 underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from "U.S. Amphibious Ships and Craft: An Illustrated Design History" by Norman Friedman.
||LCT-839 underway in heavy seas in the open ocean in 1945.
Photo by Donald Berton Dale RM3/c LCT-1195
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
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 12 March 2010
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