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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 - 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, 15 May 1944, at Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co., Leavenworth, KS.
Launched, 14 June 1944
Delivered, 17 June 1944
Placed in service, date unknown, LT. Stanley Arthur Kemp Officer in Charge (28 March 1944 to 30 September 1944)
During World War II LCT(6)-909 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Twenty-Two;
LCT Group Sixty-Six (temporary), LT. E. L. Huie and participated in the following campaign:
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 12 April 1946
LCT(6)-909 earned one battle star for World War II service
Final Disposition, fate unknown
|Campaign and Dates
Lingayen Gulf landings, 6 to 18 January 1945
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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Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
USS LCT(6) Group 66 War Diary - January 1945
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 13 October 2017
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