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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(6)-945


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal


Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 4 October 1943, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
  • Launched, 10 December 1943
  • Delivered 13 December 1943
  • Placed in service, date unknown, ENS. R.Y, Wright USNR Officer in Charge (May 1945)
  • During World War II LCT(6)-945 was assigned to the Asiatic Pacific Theater:
    LCT Flotilla Flotilla Thirteen, LCDR. L.L. Tower USN (21);
    LCT Group Thirty-Eight, LT. K.R.A. Gross USNR as a replacement LCT
  • Placed out of service
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
    Length 119' 1" (ovl.)
    Beam 32' 8"
    Draft
    limiting 3' 9"
    maximum navigation 5'
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement
    1 officer
    12 enlisted
    Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
    Armament
    two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    four .50 cal. machine guns
    Armor
    wheelhouse 20lbs
    gun shields 10lbs
    Fuel Capacity Diesel 80 Bbls
    Propulsion
    three Grey Marine 6-71 Diesel engines
    two Diesel-drive 10Kw 120V. D.C. Ships' Service Generators
    three propellers, 675shp

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