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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.
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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||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
||LCT-1019 loaded on the main deck of LST-603 underway in convoy in May 1944 from Norfolk, VA. to Oran, Algeria.|
US Navy photo
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
Last Updated 26 October 2007
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