Please Report Any Broken Links Or Trouble You Might Come Across To The Webmaster.
Please Take A Moment To Let Us Know So That We Can Correct Any Problems And Make Your Visit As Enjoyable And As Informative As Possible.
NavSource Online: Amphibious Photo Archive
Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1)
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 21 February 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 8 March 1944
Delivered, 10 March 1944
During World War II LCT-1018 was assigned to both the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater and the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
In Europe as a unit of LCT Flotilla Sixteen and
In the Pacific as a unit of LCT Flotilla Twenty-Nine, LCDR. E. D. Gasson USNR,
LCT Group Eighty-five, LT. G. S. Rehfield USNR and participated in the following campaign:
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of southern France, 15 August to 25 September 1944
Following World War II LCT-1018 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 2 September 1945 to 9 April 1946
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT-1018 earned one battle star during World War II
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 Gray Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft
|Click On Image
For Full Size Image
||USS LST-986 underway off the coast of California with LCT-1018 cradled on her main deck, 2 July 1944.
||LCT-1018 at Yokosuka Japan in 1945.
||WWII LCT web site
There is no DANFS history available for LCT-1016 at NavSource
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 October 2012
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|