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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, 16 October 1943, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
Launched, 22 December 1943
Delivered, 24 December 1943
During World War II LCT-951 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, LCT Flotilla 8 Group 24 and saw service at New Guinea and the Philippines areas and participated in the following campaign:
Placed out of service (date unknown)
Final Disposition, fate unknown. :
LCT-951 received one battle star for World War II service
- Western New Guinea operations
Morotai landings, 19 September 1944
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.
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-951 and LCT-942 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 DANFS history record available for LCT-951 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 5 October 2007
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