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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-954


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons


Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (2) - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal (1)


Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 23 October 1943, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
  • Launched, 30 December 1943
  • Delivered, 30 December 1943
  • During World War II LCT-954 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, South Pacific Force and participated in the following campaigns:
    Asiatic-Pacific Campaigns
    Campaign and Dates Campaign and Dates
    Western New Guinea operation
    Morotai landings, 15 September 1944
    Leyte operation
    Leyte landings, 10 October to 29 November 1944

  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown. :
  • LCT-954 received two battles 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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