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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-859


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, 27 December 1943, at Darby Products of Steel Plate Corp., Kansas City, KS.
  • Launched, 2 February 1944
  • Delivered, 11 February 1944
  • During World War II LCT-859 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, fate unknown

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