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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 - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 22 December 1943, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
Launched, 20 February 1944
Delivered and placed in service, 22 February 1944
During World War II LCT-984 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, LCT Flotilla 13
Final Disposition, lost due to weather conditions off Hawaii, 15 May 1944, at 20N 157W
Struck from the Naval Register, 9 June 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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||Aerial views of USS Oak Hill (LSD-7) underway, 21 April 1944, off the coast of California enroute to Pearl Harbor with two Flotilla 13 LCTs aboard. LCT-984 and LCT-982 are loaded stern to stern in Oak Hill's well deck along with numerous LVTs. Photos was taken from a Blimp Squadron (ZP-32) Airship based at Moffett Field, Sunnyvale CA.
||Photo - David Buell
Additional Caption Information Walter Slater LCT-982>
There is no DANFS history available for LCT-984 at Navsource
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 21 May 2010
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