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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (2) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 19 August 1943, at Navy Yard Mare Island, Vallejo, CA.
Launched, 21 October 1943
Delivered, 29 October 1943
Placed in service, date and location unknown
During World War II LCT-918 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaigns:
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|Hollandia operation, 1 May to 1 June 1944
||Western New Guinea operations
Toem-Wakde-Sarmi area operation, 17 to 29 May 1944
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT-918 earned two battle stars for World War II service
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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LCT-921 under construction on Mare Island Navy Yard's, north ways, 24 August 1943.
Mare Island Navy Yard photo # 6051-43
There is no DANFS history for LCT-918 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 5 April 2013
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|