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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 (2) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 21 January 1944, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
Launched and Delivered, 18 March 1944
During World War II LCT-1057 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 13, Group 39, Division 77 and participated in the following campaigns:
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
Capture and occupation of Saipan, 15 June to 10 August 1944
|Tinian capture and occupation
25 July to 10 August 1944
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT-1057 earned two battle stars for World War II service
Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
Length 119' 1"
Beam 32' 8"
Draft 5'; (max)
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7kts
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-1057 on the beach in 1945 with LCT-997, LCT-348 and one additional unidentified LCT, Marianas Islands.
||LCT-1057 and USS LSM-2 secured to the starboard side of USS LST-1083 as they are moved in a floating drydock, Marianas Islands, date unknown.
US Navy photo.
|USS LSM / LSMR Association
There is DANFS history available for LCT-1057 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 13 May 2011
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