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Landing Craft Tank LCT-1082
Landing Ship Utility LSU-1082
Landing Craft Utility LCU-1082
Harbor Utility Craft YFU-26

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6) / YFU-1 Class Harbor Utility Craft:
  • Laid down, 1 March 1944, at Navy Yard Mare Island, Vallejo, CA.
  • Launched, 2 May 1944
  • Delivered, 3 May 1944
  • During World War II LCT-1082 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 24, Group 70, LCDR. F. Carmondy, in command, at New Guinea, the Philippines and Okinawa
  • Redesignated Landing Ship Utility LSU-1082 in 1949
  • During the Korean War LSU-1082 participated in the following campaigns:
  • Redesignated Landing Craft Utility LCU-1056, 15 April 1952
  • Placed out of service (date unknown)
  • Reclassified as Harbor Utility Craft YFU-26, 18 May 1958
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
    Length 119' 1" (ovl)
    Beam 32' 8"
    Draft 5'; (max)
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement 14
    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 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft

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    LCT-1082 44k LCT-1082 underway, date and place unknown. Courtesy Joe McFadden
    WWII LCT web site

    There is no DANFS history for LCT-1082 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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    World War II LCT Flotillas
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