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NavSource Online: Amphibious Photo Archive
Landing Craft Tank
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
- Iwo Jima operation;
(a) Assault and occupation of Iwo Jima
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.
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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||Aerial view of the Iwo Jima beachhead, circa February 1945. Ships that can be identified include;
The one lone LCI that is identifiable is LCI(L)-1077.
USMC photo # 110582
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|Ho Chun (401)
||Ex-LCT-892 underway, circa 1947, while in the Republic of China service as Ho Chun (401)
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
Last Updated 5 January 2007
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