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Landing Craft Tank

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (2) - World War II Victory Medal

Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 22 February 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
  • Launched, 9 March 1944
  • Delivered, 13 March 1944
  • Placed in service, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
  • Sailed by her crew to Newport News for loading aboard LST-603 destined for Oran, Algeria.
  • During World War II LCT-1019 was assigned to the European Theater and participated in the following campaigns:
    Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
    Campaign and Dates Campaign and Dates
    West Coast of Italy operations-1944
    Anzio Nettuno advanced landing, late February to 1 March 1944
    Invasion of Southern France
    St Tropez landings, 16 August 1944

  • Reloaded onto LST-492 in North Africa for return to the US
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    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 Gray Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft

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    LST-603 108k LCT-1019 loaded on the main deck of LST-603 underway in convoy in May 1944 from Norfolk, VA. to Oran, Algeria. Photo by Harold S. Deal, PhM1c, USN, USS Liddle (DE-206)
    Submitted by Jeffery D. Deal to honor his grandfather Harold S. Deal
    LST-603 49k LCT-1019 loaded on the main deck of LST-603 underway in convoy in May 1944 from Norfolk, VA. to Oran, Algeria. Russ Padden

    There is DANFS history available for LCT-1019 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
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    Last Updated 26 October 2007