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LCT-1085 (1944 - 1949)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Second Row - Asiatic-Pacific East Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal
Third Row - Korean Service Medal (8) - United Nations Service Medal - Republic of Korean War Service Medal

Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 11 April 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
  • Launched, 29 April 1944
  • Delivered, 10 June 1944
  • During World War II LCT-1085 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 31 Group 91 and served at Leyte in the Philippines, Okinawa and Japan
  • Placed out of service (date unknown)
  • Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet
  • Redesignated Landing Ship Utility, LSU-1085 in 1949
  • During the Korean War LSU-1085 participated in the following campaigns:
    Korean War Campaigns
    Campaigns and Dates Campaigns and Dates
    North Korean Aggression
    18 September to 2 November 1950
    UN Summer-Fall Offensive
    1 September 27 November 1951
    Communist China Aggression
    3 November to 25 December 1950
    Second Korean Winter
    28 November 1951 to 30 April 1952
    Inchon Landing
    13 to 17 September 1950
    Korean Defense Summer-Fall 1952
    1 May to 30 November 1952
    1 December 1952 to 30 April 1953
    First UN Counter Offensive
    1 to 28 February 1951
    Korean, Summer-Fall 1953
    1 May to 14 June 1953

  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • LSU-1085 earned eight battle stars for Korean War service

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    LCT-1085 472k LCT-1085 refueling at sea off the coast of Japan in 1945.
    Photo by Donald Berton Dale RM3/c LCT-1195
    Bernard Urbanik
    LCT-1085 114k LCT-1085 unloading at Inchon Korea, 16 September 1950.
    US Navy photo # USN 467291.
    WWII LCT web site

    There is no DANFS history for LCT-1085 / LSU-1085 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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    Last Updated 12 March 2010