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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 (4) - World War II Victory Medal

Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 26 September 1943, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
  • Launched, 2 December 1943
  • Delivered, 7 December 1943
  • During World War II LCT-941 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, LCT Flotilla 8 Group 24 and participated in the following campaigns:
    Asiatic-Pacific Campaigns
    Campaign and Dates Campaign and Dates
    Eastern New Guinea operation
    Finschhafen occupation, 17 February 1944
    Hollandia operation
    Altape Humboldt Bay-Tanahmerah Bay, 21 April to 1 June 1944
    Bismarck Archipelago operation Arawe, New Britain, 22 to 24 February 1944 Western New Guinea operation
    Noemfoor Island operation, 2 to 4 and 14 to 23 July 1944
    Morotai landings, 15 September 1944

  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • LCT-941 received four 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.
    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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    LCT-941 81k LCT-941 unloading troops and equipment at Morotai Island, Netherlands East Indies, 15 September 1944.
    Photo is from US National Archives film.
    Bill Brinkley
    LCT-941 109k LCT-941, LCT-942 and LCT-948 unload troops and equipment at Morotai Island, Netherlands East Indies, 19 September 1944 Ron Swanson, LCT Flotillas WW2, Newsletter editor-researcher

    There is no DANFS history for LCT-941 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
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    Last Updated 13 May 2011