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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 (2) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 12 October 1943, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
Launched, 18 December 1943
Delivered, 20 December 1943
Placed in service, date unknown
During World War II LCT(6)-948 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Eight;
LCT Group Twenty-Four and participated in the following campaigns:
Placed out of service at Subic Bay, Luzon, Philippine Islands in December 1945
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT(6)-948 earned two battle stars for World War II service
Final Disposition, fate unknown
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|Hollandia operation 28 April to 1 June 1944
||Western New Guinea operation
Noemfoor Island operation, 2 to 23 July 1944
Morotai landings, 15 September 1944
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)-941, LCT(6)-942 and LCT(6)-948 unload troops and equipment at Morotai Island, Netherlands East Indies, on D-Day, 19 September 1944
||Ron Swanson, LCT Flotillas WW2, Newsletter editor-researcher
There is no history available for LCT(6)-948 at Navsource
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Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 15 February 2019
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