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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, LTjg. Blackman, USNR Officer in Charge
During World War II LCT(6)-967 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Thirteen;
LCT Group Thirty-Seven;
LCT Division Seventy-Three; and participated in the following campaigns:
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
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
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT(6)-967 earned two battle stars for World War II service
Final Disposition, fate unknown
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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Partial history of LCT(6)-967 History of LCT(5)-356 by John C. Emison Jr.
|Officers in Charge|
|01||LTjg. Blackman, USNR||25 January 1944 - August 1944|
|02||LTjg. Emison, Jr., John C., USNR||August 1944 - ?|
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 26 January 2018
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