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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-929


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, 20 November 1943, ENS. P.T. Gaus USNR in charge (May 1945)
  • During World War II LCT-929 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;
    Asiatic-Pacific 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 929 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Specifications:
    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.
    Complement 14
    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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    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"

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