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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 (1) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 3 September 1943, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
Launched, 8 November 1943
Delivered and placed in service, 11 November 1943, ENS C. Culotta USNR in charge (May 1945)
During World War II LCT-928 was assigned to Asiatic Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Fourteen, LCDR. A. Z. Kouri USNR;
LCT Group Forty-One , LT G.P. Franklin USNR and participated in the following campaign;
|Campaign and Dates
|Western Caroline Islands operation
Capture and occupation of southern Palau Islands, 6 September to 14 October 1944
Placed out of service, date and location unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT 928 earned one battle star for World War II service
Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
Length 119' 1"
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-928 and LCT-771 beached at Ngeregong Palau, Western Caroline Islands in 1945 while loading the US Army 45th Coast Artillery.
Photo courtesy collection of the late Col. Bud Halsey
||LCT-928 alongside USS Abatan (AW-4) at Ulithi, circa, 21 March 1945 to mid-September 1945.
||Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
There is no DANFS history available for LCT-928 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
Western Caroline Islands Attack Landing Order
Beach White Peleliu - CTF 32 Operation Plan A501-44 Appendix 4 to Annex "D"
Last Updated 19 October 2012
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|