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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 (1) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 2 March 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 23 March 1944
Delivered, 24 March 1944
During World War II LCT-1026 was assigned to the Asiatic Pacific Theater Flotilla 38, Group 113 and participated in the:
Placed out of service
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT-1026 earned one battle star for World War II service
- Marianas operation
Capture and occupation of Guam, August 1944
Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
Length 119' 1" o.a.
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 20 lbs. wheel house, 10 lbs. gun shield
Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft
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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 31 March 2006
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