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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, 18 November 1943, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
Launched, 23 January 1944
Delivered and placed in service, 25 January 1944
During World War II LCT-967 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 13 Group 37 Division 73 and participated in the following campaigns:
|Campaign and Dates
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Capture and occupation of Saipan, 11 June to 10 August 1944
Capture and occupation of Guam, 12 July to 15 August 1944
|Tinian capture and occupation
24 July to 1 August 1944
Placed out of service, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT-967 earned two 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.
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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There is no DANFS history record for LCT-967 at NavSource
View the History of LCT-356 by John C. Emison Jr. for a partial history of LCT-967
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 12 October 2007
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|