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Leyte landings, 4 December 1944
|Manila Bay-Bicol operations
Mariveles-Corregidor, 14 to 28 February 1945
Lingayen Gulf landings, 4 to 18 January 1945
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|232k||LCT(6)-1071, LCT(6)-1074 and LCT(6)-1292 and other LCTs moored at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA., 20 May 1944. This is a cropped image from a photo of USS Pensacola(CA-24) departing Mare Island, 20 May 1944.||Thomas Rickels for his father ENS. Gerald H. Rickels OinC LCT-1071|
|242k||LCT(6)-1071 loaded with cargo, date and location unknown. Note the nickname "Little Joe"||Kati Herrington-Burwinkel ENS. Joseph S. Herrington OinC LCT(6)-1071|
|155k||LCT(6)-1071 20mm gunnery practice, date and location unknown.||Kati Herrington-Burwinkel ENS. Joseph S. Herrington OinC LCT(6)-1071|
|809k||Linoleum block print of LCT(6)-1071 created by ENS. Gerald H. Rickels, dated 16 September 1944. Nicknaming the LCT "Little Joe".||Thomas Rickels for his father ENS. Gerald H. Rickels OinC LCT-1071|
|28k||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|
|483k||ENS. Gerald H. Rickels OinC LCT-1071(6) with two un-named crew members holding pies, date and location unknown.||Thomas Rickels for his father ENS. Gerald H. Rickels OinC LCT-1071|
|241k||USS LCT(6)-1071 crew list.||Tom Rickels for his father Gerald H. Rickels|
|98k||LCT(6)-1071 crew photo, date and location unknown:
Back row, standing, Left to Right; Brooke Franklin Phillips - (EM) Electrician's Mate, Thomas George Doss - Seaman first class, George James Mullin - Cook, Ensign Joseph S. Herrington, Officer in Charge, Toy Frank Hooper - Quartermaster;
Middle row, kneeling, Left to Right; Donald James Hamilton- Electrician's Mate, Lawrence Henry Sharp - Cook
Front row, seated, Left to Right; John Rak - Motor Machinist, Raymond Lee Thurston - Motor Machinist, William Edward Landry - Motor Machinist, Charles Jefferson Ross - Coxswain
|Thomas Rickels for his father ENS. Gerald H. Rickels OinC LCT-1071|
|72k||LCT(6)-1071 crew photos probably in the Philippines, date unknown. From left to right in the surf; Charles Jefferson Ross, William Edward Landry, John Rak, and Arthur Doane Chaddock . Individual photo is of Chaddock.||Thomas Rickels for his father ENS. Gerald H. Rickels OinC LCT-1071|
|Officers in Charge|
|01||ENS. Herrington, Joseph S., USNR||12 April 1944 - 7 October 1945|
|02||ENS. Rickels, Gerald H., USNR||7 October 1945 - 9 January 1946|
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