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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
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 23 June 1944, at Kansas City Structural Steel Co., Kansas City, MO.
Launched, 25 July 1944
Delivered, 31 July 1944
Placed in service, date unknown, ENS E. J. Sims USNR Officer in Charge
During World War II LCT(6)-848 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Thirty-Five, LCDR. W. C. Margetts, USNR;
LCT Group One Hundred Four, LT. K. C. Allen, USNR
Following World War II LCT(6)-848 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 2 September 1945 to 9 April 1946
Placed in service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
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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||LCT(6)-648 deck loaded aboard USS LST-17 while underway in the Pacific, date unknown.
There is no DANFS history for LCT(6)-848 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
Last Updated 20 November 2015
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