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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 - Combat Action Ribbon (Lingayen Gulf, 9 to 14 January 1945) - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1)
Bottom Row - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Presidential Unit Citation - Philippines Liberation Medal (1)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 11 May 1944, at Derby Products of Steel Plate Corp., Kansas, KS.
Launched, 6 June 1944
Delivered and placed in service, 15 June 1944
During World War II LCT(6)-885 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Twenty-Seven;
LCT Group Eighty-One, LT. W.B. Hazeltine and participated in the following campaign:
|Campaign and Dates
Lingayen Gulf landings, 6 to 18 January 1945
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 12 March 1946
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT(6)-885 earned one battle star for World War II service
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 Flotilla Twenty-Seven, Group Eighty-One Letter of Commendation for service during the Luzon operation at Lingayen Gulf.
||Debra Burns for her Father Frank J. Katzler, Coxswain LCT-1167
There is no history record for LCT(6)-885 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 2 August 2013
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|