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Landing Craft Tank LCT-1056
Landing Ship Utility - LSU-1056
Landing Craft Utility - LCU-1056
Harbor Utility Craft YFU-25

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Second Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal
Third Row - Korean Service Medal - United Nations Service Medal - Republic of Korea War Service Medal (retroactive)

Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6) / YFU-1 Class Harbor Utility Craft:
  • Laid Down, 14 April 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
  • Launched, 22 April 1944
  • Delivered, 28 April 1944
  • During World War II LCT-1056 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 24, Group 70, LCDR. F. Carmondy, in command, at New Guinea, the Philippines and Okinawa
  • Redesignated Landing Ship Utility LSU-1056 in 1949
  • During the Korean War LSU-1056 served in the combat zone but did not participate in any campaigns
  • Redesignated Landing Craft Utility LCU-1056, 15 April 1952
  • Reclassified as Harbor Utility Craft (YFU-25), 18 May 1958
  • 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 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft

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    Last Updated 28 October 2005