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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (2 - Terragona, Leyte Gulf, 10 December 1944 - Lingayen Gulf, 9 to 14 January 1945) - American Campaign Medal -
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (2)
Bottom Row - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Presidential Unit Citation - Philippines Liberation Medal (2)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 20 March 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 29 March 1944
Delivered and placed in service, 13 April 1944
During World War II LCT(6)-1038 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Twenty-Two;
LCT Group Sixty-Six, LT. E. L. Huie and participated in the following campaign:
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
Leyte landings, 9 December 1944
Lingayen Gulf landings, 5 to 18 January 1945
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT(6)-1038 earned two battle stars for World War II service
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
Length 119' 1" (ovl.)
Beam 32' 8"
limiting 3' 9"
maximum navigation 5'
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
two single 20mm AA gun mounts
four .50 cal. machine guns
gun shields 10lbs
Fuel Capacity Diesel 80 Bbls
three Grey Marine 6-71 Diesel engines
two Diesel-drive 10Kw 120V. D.C. Ships' Service Generators
three propellers, 675shp
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||Task Unit 76.4.10 LCTs, 10 December 1944, approaching Dulag, Leyte Island, P.I.
Task Unit 76.4.10 consisting of;
Task Unit 76.4.10 departed Hollandia, 3 December 1944 and launched from LSD's in San Pedro Bay, 9 December 1944 to deliver companies of the US Army's 542 Engineers, Boat and Shore Regiment.
|Photo taken by Bernard L. DeNoma (signalman) LCT-725 and submitted by John S. DeNoma
There is no history record for LCT(6)-1038 available at Navsource.
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 13 October 2017
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|