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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-892


LCT-892 was transferred to the Republic of China, named Ho Chun (401)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons


Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive, Iwo Jima)
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal


Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 4 February 1944, at Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron. Co., Leavenworth, KS.
  • Launched, 7 March 1944
  • Delivered, 11 March 1944
  • During World War II LCT-892 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the:
  • Placed our of service, date unknown
  • Transferred to the Republic of China, and named Ho Chun (401), date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • LCT-892 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Specifications:
    Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
    Length 119' 1" ovl.
    Beam 32' 8"
    Draft 5' (max)
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement 14
    Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
    Armament 2 single 20mm AA gun mounts, 4 .50 cal. machine guns
    Armor 20lbs wheelhouse, 10lbs gun shield
    Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft

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    LCT-892
    LSM-242 121k Aerial view of the Iwo Jima beachhead, circa February 1945. Ships that can be identified include;
    LST-715,
    LST-790,
    LST-724,
    LST-224,
    LST-784 and
    LST-779.
    LSM's include;
    LSM-242,
    LSM-140,
    LSM-47, and
    LSM-43.
    LCTs include;
    LCT-892, and
    LCT-1029,
    The one lone LCI that is identifiable is LCI(L)-1077.
    USMC photo # 110582
    USS LSM / LSMR Association
    Ho Chun (401)
    LCT-892 37k Ex-LCT-892 underway, circa 1947, while in the Republic of China service as Ho Chun (401) Robert Hurst

    There is no history record for LCT-892 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

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    Last Updated 5 January 2007