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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(6)-841


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, 16 May 1944, at Kansas City Structural Steel Co., Kansas City, MO.
  • Launched, 9 June 1944
  • Delivered, 20 June 1944
  • Placed in service, date unknown, ENS. F.G. Buswell USNR Officer in Charge (May 1945)
  • During World War II LCT-841 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
    LCT Flotilla Thirty-One, LCDR. C.V. Dilley USNR
    LCT Group Ninety-Two, LT. N.S. MacPhee USNR
  • Following World War II LCT(6)-841 was assigned to Occupation Service in the Far East from 2 September 1945 to 7 March 1946
  • Placed out of service and laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, Mare Island Group in October 1948
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
    Length 119' 1" (ovl.)
    Beam 32' 8"
    Draft
    limiting 3' 9"
    maximum navigation 5'
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement
    1 officer
    12 enlisted
    Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
    Armament
    two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    four .50 cal. machine guns
    Armor
    wheelhouse 20lbs
    gun shields 10lbs
    Fuel Capacity Diesel 80 Bbls
    Propulsion
    three Grey Marine 6-71 Diesel engines
    two Diesel-drive 10Kw 120V. D.C. Ships' Service Generators
    three propellers, 675shp

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    LCT-1195 552k LCT(6)-1195, LCT(6)-841 and USS LST-855 beached at Okinawa in 1945.
    Photo by Donald Berton Dale RM3/c LCT-1195
    Bernard Urbanik
    LCT-841 520k LCT(6)-841 under way off Leyte, Philippine Islands in 1945.
    Photo by Donald Berton Dale RM3/c LCT-1195
    Bernard Urbanik

    There is no history for LCT(6)-841 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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    World War II LCT Flotillas
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    Last Updated 18 January 2019