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Landing Craft Tank LCT-1086
Landing Ship Utility LSU-1086
Landing Craft LCU-1086
Harbor Utility Craft YFU-27


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons



Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Second row - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp) - National Defense Service Medal
Third Row - Korean Service Medal (3) - United Nations Service Medal - Republic of Korea War Service Medal


Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6) / YFU-1 Class Harbor Utility Craft:
  • Laid down, 17 April 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
  • Launched, 2 May 1944
  • Delivered, 10 June 1944
  • During World War II LCT-1086 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, LCT Flotilla 31
  • Following World War II LCT-1086 performed occupation duty in the Far East
  • Placed out of service (date unknown)
  • Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet
  • Reclassified Landing Ship Utility LSU-1086 in 1949
  • Placed in service for the Korean war, circa August 1950
  • Reclassified Landing Craft Utility LCU-1086 in 1950
  • During the Korean War LCU-1086 participated in the following campaigns:
  • Placed out of service, circa July 1954
  • Reclassified as Harbor Utility Craft YFU-27, 18 May 1958
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • LCU-1086 earned three battle stars for Korean Service
    Specifications:
    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-1086 33k LCT-1086 being used to lift a mine out the water to the beach to be destroyed, Korea, 1951. WWII LCT web site

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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    Last Updated 23 April 2004