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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
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 28 August 1943, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
Launched, 31 October 1943
Delivered, and placed in service, 5 November 1943, ENS. R. J. Yoder USNR Officer-in-Charge:
During World War II LCT-924 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Six, LT. L. W. Weigel, USNR;
LCT Group Eighteen, LTjg. N. Dawson Jr., USNR
Following World War II LCT-924 was assigned to Occupation Service in the Far East from 28 October 1945 to 25 March 1946
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT-924(6) 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(6)-924 beached, possibly at Guadalcanal, date unknown.
There is no DANFS history available for LCT-924 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 15 July 2016
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