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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal (1) - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 8 April 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 19 April 1944
Delivered, 24 April 1944
Placed in service, date unknown, ENS. L. D. Pruitt, USNR, Officer in Charge (May 1945)
During World War II LCT(6)-1052 was assigned to Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Seven;
LCT Flotilla Fourteen, LCDR. A. Z. Kouri, USNR;
LCT Group Forty-Two, LTjg. B. A. Wagner, USNR;
LCT Flotilla Sixteen, LCDR. C. P. Lewis, USNR;
LCT Group Forty-Five and participated in the following campaign:
|Campaign and Dates
|Western Caroline Islands operation
Capture and occupation of southern Palau Islands, 6 September to 14 October 1944
Sunk during a storm in March 1945
Struck from the Naval Register, 17 April 1946
LCT(6)-1052 earned one battle star for World War II service
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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||LCT(6)-1052 a victim of a storm near Ulithi in South Pacific, March 1945
US National Archives photo
There is no DANFS history record for LCT(6)-1052 available 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 17 October 2014
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|