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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (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
During World War II LCT-1073 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, LCT Flotilla 22, Group 66, and participated in the following campaign:
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT-1073 earned one battle star for World War II service
|Campaign and Dates
Lingayen Gulf landings, 5 to 18 January 1945
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-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-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-1073 located 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