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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(6)-1073


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons


Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (2 - Terragona, Leyte Gulf, 10 December 1944 - Lingayen Gulf, 9 to 14 January 1945) - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1)
Bottom Row - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Presidential Unit Citation - Philippines Liberation Medal (1)


Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 21 January 1944, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
  • Launched and Delivered, 18 March 1944
  • Placed in service, date unknown, ENS R. J. Lee USNR Officer in Charge (December 1944)
  • During World War II LCT(6)-1073 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
    LCT Flotilla Twenty-Two;
    LCT Group Sixty-Six, LT. E. L. Huie and participated in the following campaign:

    Asiatic-Pacific Campaign
    Campaign and Dates
    Luzon operation
    Lingayen Gulf landings, 5 to 18 January 1945
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • LCT(6)-1073 earned one battle star for World War II service
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
    Length 119' 1" (ovl.)
    Beam 32' 8"
    Draft
    limiting 3' 9"
    maximum navigation 5'
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement
    1 officer
    12 enlisted
    Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
    Armament
    two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    four .50 cal. machine guns
    Armor
    wheelhouse 20lbs
    gun shields 10lbs
    Fuel Capacity Diesel 80 Bbls
    Propulsion
    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-1073 28k LCT(6)-1073 and other Task Unit 76.4.10 LCTs, 10 December 1944, approaching Dulag, Leyte Island, P.I. LCT-1073 was a unit of Task Unit 76.4.10 consisting of LCTs
    LCT(6)-1039,
    LCT(6)-1072,
    LCT(6)-1074,
    LCT(6)-1038,
    LCT(6)-1068,
    LCT(6)-1067,
    LCT(6)-716,
    LCT(6)-717,
    LCT(6)-718,
    LCT(6)-722,
    LCT(6)-724,
    LCT(6)-725,
    LCT(6)-1071,
    LCT(6)-1073
    and
    LCT(6)-1075.
    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

    There is no history record of LCT(6)-1073 located at Navsource
    Officers in Charge
    01ENS. Lee, R. J., USNRDecember 1944

    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    World War II LCT Flotillas

    USS LCT(6) Group 66 War Diaries and Anti-Aircraft Action Reports:
  • December 1944
  • Anti-Aircraft Action by Surface Ships - 10 December 1944
  • January 1945
  • February 1945
  • March 1945
  • April 1945
  • May 1945
  • June 1945
  • July 1945
  • August 1945
  • September 1945

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