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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, 27 January 1944, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
Launched, 24 March 1944
Delivered, 25 March 1944
Placed in service, date unknown
During World War II LCT-1061 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 13, Group 38, Division 75 and participated in the following campaigns:
|Campaign and Dates
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Capture and occupation of Saipan, 11 June to 10 August 1944
Capture and occupation of Guam, 12 July to 15 August 1944
|Tinian capture and occupation
24 July to 1 August 1944
Placed out of service, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT-1061 earned two battle stars for World War II service
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 12 October 2007
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